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Office Depot, Macy’s, Publix slammed on wage-theft stance

Community activists, clergy and labor came together in defense of a simple concept - the right of workers to be paid for the work they do.

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Michigan says "Stand up for democracy"

"In this country we are not supposed to have czars or dictators, we are supposed to have elected officials we can hold accountable."

Georgia sheriff condemns proposed anti-picketing law

At a press conference yesterday, leaders of numerous civil rights, community, faith, environmental and labor organizations also condemned the bill.

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Public workers leader calls for united action to save union, civil rights

"You gave voice to what I have been feeling for so long," exclaimed several participants in response to a speech by Raglan George.

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Virginia GOP goes after unions with extreme measures

This will not be the end of the Republicans' 2012 anti-labor campaign.

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Arizona, again and again!

The Arizona House approved Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to take away civil service protections from state workers.

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Targeted victims protest American Airlines bankruptcy plans

The flight attendants called the action, and the pilots and Transport Workers Union quickly joined in. Other unions and solidarity activists drove into DFW International Airport for the action.

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Obama budget draws praise, some complaints, from labor leaders

The president's budget will be ignored in the GOP-run House, where Budget Committee Chairm Paul Ryan, R-Wis., intends to draft a proposal, which is expected to push killing of Medicare as we know it.

Arizona next battleground in workers’ rights war

Neither the state AFL-CIO's efforts nor the special election recall loss in November of a key radical right ally stopped GOP Gov. Jan Brewer

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Domestic workers and their children march for rights

One Filipina caregiver from the East Bay explained that she sleeps in the same bed as her client: "What I'd like would be a bed where I could sleep by myself," she said.

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