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Wal-Mart’s Rob Walton Wins JWJ’s Scrooge of the Year   He beat out some tough competition, but Rob Walton, chairman of Wal-Mart’s board of directors, is the top vote getter in the 11th annual Jobs with Justice (JWJ) Scrooge …Continue reading →

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Wall Street Reform Opens Firms’ Mine Safety Records The new Wall Street reform law will make it difficult for big corporations involved in mining—like the former Massey Energy—to hide their safety records from shareholders and the public. Yesterday, …Continue reading →

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House Republicans Getting Holiday Jeers—not Cheer—Working Families   The 229 Republican House members who voted to kill unemployment insurance UI benefits for the long-term jobless and a payroll tax cut for working families are home for the …Continue reading →

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2.8 Million Jobless Americans to Lose Unemployment Insurance Because of House Republicans When House Republicans left town for the holidays Wednesday, they didn’t even leave behind a piece of coal in the stockings of some 2.8 million jobless workers whose unemployment benefits are …Continue reading →

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Send a Holiday E-Card for Justice Along with holiday cheer, you can share some holiday justice with the AFL-CIO’s holiday e-card. Just click here. Choose the number of people you want to send the card to, …Continue reading →

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NLRB Election Rule to Take Effect April 30 A new rule on the way union elections are conducted will take effect April 30, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced today. The rule will help alleviate the delays, inefficiencies, …Continue reading →

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Pity the 1%! Billionaires Bemoan Criticism by ‘Imbeciles’   It’s tough these days being a member of the top 1 percent, what with all the complaints about the widening income gap and tax breaks for billionaires, not to …Continue reading →

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