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Send A Thank You Card To President Obama And Encourage Him To Keep The Momentum Going For Working Families.

First President Obama and Congress passed healthcare reform. And then, just this weekend, President Obama took another strong stand for working families. He filled much-need...

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President Obama Uses His Recess Authority To Appoint A Pro-Union Member To The NLRB

President Obama, making a muscular show of his executive authority just one day after Congress left for spring recess, said Saturday that he would bypass the Senate and install 15 ...

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132 Members of Congress Sign Letter To President Obama Urging Recess Appointments To NLRB

Some 132 members of Congress signed a letter urging President Obama to use his legal authority to make recess appointments to install Mark Pearce and Craig Becker on the National L...

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Frontier's High-Risk, Unsustainable Business Model Would Harm Illinois Consumers

In a legal brief filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) on Thursday, March 25, the IBEW urged that commissioners reject the proposed sale of Verizon's landlines to Front...

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The TRADE Act Is Trade Reform You Can Believe In!

Two of Congress' leading fair-trade champions - Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) -have worked with an array of labor, environmental, consumer, faith and ...

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Comcast-NBC Merger: A Bad Investment for America

Wall Street executives don't want you to read this. Hearings have begun on Capitol Hill over the proposed Comcast-NBC merger. The merger would give Comcast unprecedented con...

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Illinois Union Membership Rose in 2009

Union membership rose by 1 percent in Illinois in 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. Since 1989, when comparable state data became available, Illin...

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Is Anyone Home At Whirlpool?

Keep the Calls Pouring In Last Friday, thousands of you called Whirlpool Corp. headquarters asking them to Keep It Made in America and Save Our Jobs. More tha...

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Why is Obama's Trade Rep Citing the Chamber of Commerce?

In December, we told you about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's campaign against the TRADE Act -- legislation to fix NAFTA and the WTO and head in a new direction on trade. The club ...

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Tell Whirlpool: Keep It Made in America and Save Our Jobs

The Whirlpool Corp. is closing a refrigerator manufacturing plant in Evansville, Ind., putting more than 1,100 IUE-CWA members out of work. Even worse, Whirlpool will continue to p...

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