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Happy Labor Day! Now Let’s Raise Wages

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:00am

Today we celebrate Labor Day, a day to honor the men and women who work hard every day to support their families, pay their bills, educate their kids, save for retirement and fight to make America’s economy work for everybody.

What Does Labor Want?

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:00am

Whether it is a job, equal pay for equal work or the means to achieve a stable retirement, we as workers share many of the same hopes and dreams. And to this day, the best way to achieve those dreams is through a unified labor movement.