The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country... The AFL-CIO unions endorse Barack Obama for a second term The Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement doesn't appear to fix any of the problems
March 15, 2012

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The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country...

  • The AFL-CIO unions endorse Barack Obama for a second term
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement doesn't appear to fix any of the problems associated with 'free' trade
  • A Minnesota Senate panel advances a new right-to-work bill
  • Idaho Republicans are trying again to ban project labor agreements
  • The Transit Workers are calling for mass transit funding and an 'Occupy Transit' action
  • ALEC is behind the legislative assault on unions in Georgia
  • College athletes are considering organizing and possible unionization
  • The United Farm Workers launched a new site for their 50th anniversary that asks people to tell their UFW stories
  • The number of workers who plan on working past 65 is sharply on the rise
  • 1,500 people rally in Meridien, Conn., in favor of project labor agreement
  • The wage gap between genders has shrunk because men are losing income
  • Wages for younger workers are sinking
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