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Omni Flight Attendants Vote to Join AFA-CWA Nearly 400 flight Attendants at Omni Air International voted overwhemingly—by an 83 percent margin—to join the Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA). Omni Air flight attendant Mya Grap, interm president of the AFA-CWA Omni unit, says: …Continue reading →

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AFGE, Allies Rally Against Social Security Administration Budget Cuts Today, AFGE members who work for the Social Security Administration (SSA) and their allies are staging informational pickets outside some 140 Social Security offices around the nation. They are protesting …Continue reading →

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New Report Shreds Stereotypes of Asian Americans Asian Americans constitute the fasting-growing racial segment of the U.S. population, according to a new report by the Asian America Center for Advancing Justice (AACAJ), but are under-represented among voters. …Continue reading →

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Eye-Witness to the Cruel Conditions in Tobacco Farm Labor Camps Brenda Loya in AFL-CIO Media Affairs sends us this from North Carolina, where she is on a fact-finding trip to witness the brutal conditions endured by tobacco workers. We joined a …Continue reading →

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Global Union Leaders Demand Fair Treatment for T-Mobile Teresa Casertano in the AFL-CIO Organizing Department’s Global Campaigns section sends us this report. Some 50 leaders from communications and information and technology unions around the world took time out …Continue reading →

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Iowans Tell Wisconsin Gov. Walker to Go Home   AFL-CIO Field Communications staffer Cathy Sherwin sends us this report. When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker headed over to Iowa to raise money for the right-wing special interest group, the …Continue reading →

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Scenes from Occupy Wall Street   Check out our new video from the Occupy Wall Street movement and click here to go to our We Are the 99% site to share your photos, video and …Continue reading →

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Former Massey Official Guilty in Upper Big Branch Mine Case The former director of security at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch (W.Va.) mine  was found guilty in federal court of lying to federal agents and destroying documents sought by investigators …Continue reading →

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Top 1% Double Their Income; Economy Sputters A new report by the Congressional Budget Office shows that over the past 30 years, the top 1 percent of income earners more than doubled their share of the national …Continue reading →

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Details Emerge on Big Biz Role in Trade Talks In an eye-opening piece on how high-level politics play out behind the closed doors most of us never got to peek behind, National Journal reporter Chris Frates tracks the plays …Continue reading →

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