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The Blood and Sweat Behind Labor Day

"To most Americans, the first Monday in September means a three-day weekend and the last hurrah of summer, a final outing at the shore before school begins, a family picnic. ...

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Verizon Goes From Wireless to Shameless

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011 By Ralph Nadar "The CWA workers went back to their jobs on August 22, 2011. Verizon had threatened to cut off their medical...

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We’ve already lost millions of jobs to NAFTA-style “free trade,” and now trade negotiators are meeting in Chicago to hammer out a massive new corporate-friendly free-trade agree...

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Stop Oil Speculation!!

Federal regulators should stop thumbing their noses at a year-old law and enforce limits on excessive speculation in oil markets, Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday. He urged the ...

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Corporations Pushing For Job-Creation Tax Breaks Shield U.S.-vs.-Abroad Hiring Data

"Some of the country's best-known multi¬national corporations closely guard a number they don't want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs here and abroad. So se...

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CWA and IBEW Verizon Members Return To Work

Following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: For release 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, 201...

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YES vs NO on H-1B

It's very rare to see a point/counterpoint argument in the newspapers, especially on immigration related topics. Instead we usually only get to read one-sided stori...

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Business, Immigration Groups Push White House On Skilled Worker Visa Reform

The White House has been dragging its feet on implementing basic administrative reforms that would ameliorate the country's broken immigration system, according to a coalition of o...

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Statement of EPI President Lawrence Mishel on Rep. Schakowsky’s Proposed Jobs Legislation

Rep. Jan Schakowsky announced today that she will introduce legislation to create more than two million jobs in school construction and maintenance, making physical improvements in...

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Kucinich Stands Up for the Rights of Workers, Organizes Opposition to Bill to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Washington D.C. (August 15, 2011) – Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who has consistently defended the rights of workers nationwide, is organizing within the Congress to protec...

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