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In California, double the cuts, double the misery

More misery loomed for Californians May 14 as Governor Jerry Brown delivered a revised 2012-13 budget projection doubling the already-deep cuts he called for in January.

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Irrigation Festival crowd greets Obama marchers

Members of Clallam County for Obama marched in the 117th Irrigation Festival parade, May 12, carrying their banner and chanting "Four More Years!"

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Unions back law to protect pregnant workers

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure that pregnant workers are not forced out of their jobs  or denied job modifications that would allow them to continue working.

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On Workers Memorial Day, a life and death struggle

Every worker who has ever died on the job in America will be remembered nationwide April 28 on Workers Memorial Day while OSHA continues its 42-year battle to end death and injury at the modern American workplace.

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Dallas area officials slam American Airlines union-busting

There was notable solidarity pouring in from various and sometimes surprising quarters leading up to April 23, the day that American Airlines management took their union-busting ambitions to court.

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Pomona College dispute builds on Chavez legacy

All over the country this weekend there were celebrations in honor of the 85th birthday of Cesar Chavez.

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Cesar Chavez: A true American hero

It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed byPresident Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth date of the late founder of the United Farm Workers union

Poll: Arizonans oppose right-wing agenda

Arizonans, including self-identified Republicans, overwhelmingly oppose the extreme legislative agenda being pushed by lawmakers at the Statehouse.

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Wisconsin board certifies recall signatures

"Today is another historic day in democracy for the state of Wisconsin," said Phil Neuenfeldt, president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO.

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Unions demand that Romney fire his labor advisor

The AFL-CIO demanded that Mitt Romney fire his chief labor advisor for improper use of inside information obtained from his federal government connections.

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