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A Thousand Letters to Tom Corbett   This is a cross-post from Working America’s Main Street blog. Working America members, teachers and unemployed Pennsylvanians on both sides of the state delivered more than 1,000 handwritten postcards …Continue reading →

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Arizona Update: Public and Private Workers in Solidarity Donna Gratehouse, who blogs at DemocraticDiva and elsewhere on all things Arizona, sends us this. As Arizona’s “Wisconsin on Steroids” anti-worker bills get streamlined through committee hearings, Arizona labor leaders …Continue reading →

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RTW Still Wrong for New Hampshire Last year, despite some twisted political maneuvering and trickery by New Hampshire House Speaker William O’Brien (R), he and other anti-worker lawmakers and their out-of-state backers could not override Gov. …Continue reading →

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Berman Back with New Lies About Unions Sort of like that periodic rash that you can’t scratch in public, Richard Berman is back. Berman is best known to us in the union movement for his so-called “Center …Continue reading →

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Unemployment on the Chopping Block   Unemployment as we know it is on the chopping block. So-called tea party legislators are trying to punish and humiliate people who are out of work—they’re even threatening to …Continue reading →

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The Minimum Wage: Time to Start Working on the Next Increase   This is a cross-post from Jared Bernstein’s blog, On the Economy. Bernstein is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) and, from 2009 to …Continue reading →

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AFL-CIO Joins Re-enactment of 1965 Selma to Montgomery March The AFL-CIO is joining with civil rights, community and labor partners in the re-enactment of the historic 1965 Selma to Montgomery, Ala., civil rights march that will focus attention on …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image ‘Make My Labor Day’ Sweepstakes for Union Members Union members built this country and our dedication keeps it running. To celebrate the folks...
Default utility Image Worker Wins Update: From Coast to Coast, Workers Winning on Raising Wages Agenda Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better...
Default utility Image AFL-CIO Remains Committed to Raising Wages, Better Trade Policy, Racial Justice and a Just Immigration System The AFL-CIO Executive Council issued several important policy statements at its July meeting. In addition...
Default utility Image Medicare Plays Vital Role in Long-Term Financial Security of Working Families On today’s 50th anniversary of Medicare, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement.
Default utility Image It’s Past Time to Stop the Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Financial Regulators The job of U.S. financial regulators is a vitally important one. A well-regulated Wall Street...

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