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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 Watch AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Meet the Press This Sunday In advance of Labor Day, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will appear on NBC’s Meet the...
Default utility Image Southwest Side Braces for Loss of Oreos and 600 Jobs On Monday, Aug. 24, NPR Chicago broadcast a special story detailing the recent announcement by...
Default utility Image Why the Fed Is Not Close to Achieving Full Employment and Shouldn’t Be Discussing Raising Interest Rates: The Case of Young Workers Labor Day is soon. And while it is a day to celebrate the history and...
Default utility Image Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 5.1% in August Jobs numbers released this morning show workers continue to suffer the negative effects of a...
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