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Washington State Will Keep Boeing-737 Jobs Workers in Washington State were cheering this morning’s announcement by Boeing and District 751 of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) that the company will build the 737 MAX–the next generation of …Continue reading →

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N.H. Workers Buoyed by Today’s Victory AFL-CIO communications staffer Nora Frederickson sends us this report. Workers and union leaders in New Hampshire were ecstatic that months of hard work in New Hampshire paid off today when …Continue reading →

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Crystal Sugar CEO Likens Contract to Cancer Relations between management and the 1,300 locked-out workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. reached a new low this week, as recordings were made public of company CEO David Berg likening …Continue reading →

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N.H. House Sustains Veto of So-Called Right to Work After months of dirty-trick-maneuvering, New Hampshire House Speaker William O’Brien (R) got his comeuppance this morning when the House failed to override Gov. John Lynch’s (D) May veto of a …Continue reading →

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Attacks on NLRB Cut Into Heart of Middle Class   The unprecedented Republican and corporate attacks on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are a direct attack on workers’ rights and an effort to put the nation’s labor laws …Continue reading →

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Justice Dept. Launches Campaign Against Counterfeit Goods Counterfeit products and stolen intellectual property are estimated to deprive U.S. workers of some 750,000 jobs every year, and more than $250 billion in lost revenue for the U.S. economy. …Continue reading →

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Texas DREAMER’s Suicide Linked to Fears of Deportation Joaquin Luna, an 18-year-old Texas DREAM Act student, recently took his life, and his family told KGBT News in Harlingen, Texas, that the young man left behind letters saying he was worried …Continue reading →

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Republican Jobs Plan? Gut Workers’ Rights, Safety and Health Laws Time after time this year, congressional Republicans have voted against jobs-creating legislation, telling the fire fighters, teachers, construction workers and jobless Americans—“Don’t worry. We have our very own jobs plan.” …Continue reading →

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Steelworkers Tell Congress: We Need Safe Refineries Members of Congress got an earful today about the dangerous and often life-threatening conditions workers face at oil refineries and in other oil processing facilities. At a briefing sponsored by …Continue reading →

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New Tool Helps Jobless Workers Start a New Chapter When your job gets shipped overseas, you want help fast. You don’t want to decode reams of fine print to get that help. The AFL-CIO Working America Institute (WAI) has …Continue reading →

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