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Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative Update

The Illinois General Assembly has completed its business for the 2013 Spring session. Several bills were left unresolved on May 31, they include: Gaming (SB 1739), Constitut...

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Call On Republican Senator Mark Kirk To Support President Obama’s Nominations For The NLRB

Dear Members: Illinois is on the Movement Building map this month! We have a big campaign in our state to call on Republican Senator Mark Kirk to support President Obama’s ...

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The NLRB protects workers in many ways: # The Right to Collectively Bargain – The NLRB overseas and enforces union representation elections. Without it, employers can and w...

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Oppose The Working Families Flexibility Act

Attached is a letter sent to Representative Gutierrez in regards to the Working Families Flexibility Act (HR 1406). This legislation would relieve employers of their legal obligat...

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Local 4250 President Liz VanDerWoude Letter To Illinois Senator Richard Durbin Regarding The 21st Century Trade Agreements and Market Access Act (S. 3347) introduced by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).

On behalf of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) members of Local 4250 I write in support of the 21st Century Trade Agreements and Market Access Act (S. 3347) introduced b...

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A New Study Shows How Mitt Romney's Plan Raises Taxes For The Middle Class, While Only Cutting Them For The Rich

Mitt Romney's plan revamping the tax code would end up cutting taxes for the richest 5 percent of Americans and raising taxes on everyone else, according to new independent study f...

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*ALEC Corporate Membership Released By Common Cause*

For Immediate Release Contact: May 4, 2012 Mary Boyle, Common Cause (202) 736-5770 Nikolina Lazic, Center for Media and Democracy (608) 770-1...

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Walker's War on Women: Walker Repeals Equal Pay Law

04/09/12- Late last Thursday, as many were checking out for the holiday weekend, Gov. Walker quietly signed a bevy of controversial bills attacking Wisconsin women. One of which w...

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National Day of Action For Verizon Workers

fair contract. But since then, Verizon has fired some workers who took part in the strike, has shipped jobs overseas and wants to outsource even more jobs. The company is demanding...

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