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NALC Volunteers Help Rebuild New Orleans Judy Parkins, AFL-CIO director of Community Services, sends us this report. Members of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 124 in New Orleans and volunteers from The Prince of Wales Social and …Continue reading →

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Ohio Dirty Tricks: Robo Calls Give Wrong Day For Vote Today the people of Ohio will decide, in a referendum vote, whether Gov. John Kasich’s anti-worker bill will become law or get tossed out. So when an Ohio union staffer …Continue reading →

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Tell Attorney General Holder to Fight Koch Brothers’ Voter Suppression   The AFL-CIO, NAACP, the Brave New Foundation and several other groups are urging U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to enforce the Voting Rights Act to stop the discriminatory voter …Continue reading →

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Harkin/DeFazio Robin Hood Tax Would Generate $350 Billion If Congress passed the Robin Hood/financial speculation tax, it would raise more than $350 billion between January 2013 and 2021, according to an analysis released Monday by the congressional Joint Committee on …Continue reading →

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Pomona Students Can’t Speak with Food Workers—They Might Join a Union If you’re a student at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., you’d best not speak with a campus food service worker who’s on break, unless you do so in a management-authorized area. …Continue reading →

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Trumka Joins Working Ohioans to Get Out the Vote Against Issue 2     AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka went door to door in Cleveland, getting out the vote against Ohio’s Issue 2.             Former CWA Secretary-Treasurer Jeff …Continue reading →

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Voter Suppression and Manipulation in Ohio Even as working Ohioans are ready to vote “No” today on Issue 2, which would repeal S.B. 5, the bill signed by Gov. John Kasich that takes away the right …Continue reading →

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First New Jersey APALA Chapter Founded   The first-ever New Jersey chapter of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) was chartered today at a ceremony at New Jersey State AFL-CIO headquarters. At the signing ceremony, …Continue reading →

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The Conservative-Created Jobs Crisis Combine Friday’s dismal jobs report that showed the economy added just 80,000 jobs in October with recent unemployment reports and the evidence is clear that job creation is just not …Continue reading →

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Tell Super Committee: Scrap the Cap There’s a lot of noise leaking from behind the closed doors of the so-called “Super Committee” on the budget deficit, which is a facing a Thanksgiving eve deadline to come …Continue reading →

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