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Looks like the GOP wants folks to work 'til they die. Right now, politicians in Washington want to make people work until they are 69 or 70 before they can retire and collect Socia...

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The Labor Movement Finally Takes A Stand

The firefighters union freezes campaign contributions to federal Democratic candidates -- it's about time BY DAVID SIROTA Download article and letter to Firefighters...

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Budgets are more than collections of numbers. They are a statement of our values. The Congressional Progressive Caucus budget is a reflection of the values and priorities of Americ...

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Thousands of Pro-Union Supporters Rally Downtown For Wisconsin Workers

CWA Illinois State Representative Ron Honse, IBEW Local 21 President/Business Manager Ron Kastner, CWA Local 4250 President Liz VanDerWoude, CWA Local 4252 President LaNell Piercy ...

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All-Illinois Week Of Rallies For Workers Rights

April 4-9, 2011 - During the week of April 4th, we will hold rallies in cities all across Illinois, as well as community education and outreach events, culminating in an all-Illino...

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Turn On Your Lights For Workers Rights!

Stand with CWA and Local 4250 to say enough is enough. Show your support by "Turning on your Lights for Workers Rights" on April 4th. Turn on your porch lights and headlights as ...

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STAND-UP For Workers Rights On April 4, 2011

On April 4, on the job, in our schools and in our communities, we will remind our elected officials that workers’ rights are human rights, and that tho...

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Vice President Biden Fires Up Union Activists: Organized Labor Keeps 'Barbarians From The Gate' (AUDIO)

Vice President Biden gave the Obama administration's most forceful statement of solidarity with organized labor in its current battles around the nation on Thursday, encouraging ac...

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Labor Secretary Solis Standing With Workers In Fight For Rights

Solis, who comes from a union family, said she is "so inspired and proud" of CWA and the hundreds of thousands of union and non-union workers nationwide who are taking on the state...

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Rally for the American Dream: Huge Gatherings Nationwide in Solidarity with Wisconsin Democratic Uprising

"Welcome Senators!" a Chicago protest sign declared, as thousands rallied in solidarity with Wisconsin workers and celebrated Democratic senators hiding out in Illinois."The more t...

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