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Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

1 hour 36 min ago

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).

You Still Have Time to Influence the Outcome of the 2014 Election

3 hours 48 min ago

OK, so you've researched the candidates and figured out which ones are the best for working families. And you've either voted early or made a plan to vote. But you just don't feel like you've done enough to make sure that Tuesday's election doesn't turn into a nightmare scenario where Republicans shut down the government or take away workers' rights. What can you do?

4 Important Things You Should Know if You're Voting in Colorado

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:25pm

Election Day is this Tuesday, Nov. 4. There are a lot of important races for working families across the country—and Colorado is a key state. Here are four important things you need to know if you are voting in Colorado.

What Union Members Are Doing This Week

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:35am

Welcome to our regular feature that takes a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions, state federations and other working family organizations are doing around the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here's a look at the broad range of activities we're engaged in this week.

WaPo Rally: Workers Defend Career-Quality Jobs at Top-Tier Newspaper

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:30am

Scores of workers at The Washington Post rallied with a boisterous crowd of supporters, including a small marching band, on the sidewalk in front of the Post building on 15th Street, N.W., during the noon hour today.

Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:15am

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).

The Koch Sisters on Paid Sick Days

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:03pm

Unlike the Koch brothers, the Koch Sisters know what it's like to have a job without paid sick days. It's common sense to support paid sick days, says Karen Koch.