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The 2015 Labor Media Contest Is Now Open

7 hours 19 min ago

Once again, it is time for the annual International Labor Communications Association's Labor Media Contest, North America's largest yearly competition for labor communicators and journalists. If you are interested in participating, you can do so online any time between now and the entry deadline of May 22, 2015.

State Battles Roundup

10 hours 19 min ago

In many states, legislative sessions have recently ended or are about to end, which means tons of legislation, both good and bad, is moving, providing opportunities for working families and their allies to pass laws that will help make people's lives easier or stop laws that will make things worse. Here is a look at some of the key state battles that could be on the agenda this week or next.

Washington May Not Work, but the Government Does—Thanks to Workers

12 hours 14 min ago

Federal, state, county and local public employees are, says President Barack Obama in a proclamation honoring Public Service Recognition Week, “scientists and teachers, social workers and first responders—they are the leaders of today's progress and the innovators of tomorrow's breakthroughs.“

Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 1:30pm

Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 10), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out.

How About a $12 Minimum Wage? Winners and Losers of the Week

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:00am

In our regular weekly feature, we'll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.