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USA : Time to stand up for workers' rights in Mississippi

Labourstart USA - Sat, 04/08/2017 - 3:52am
Source: hattiesburgamerican

Native American Heritage Month: Will You Help?

AFL-CIO Weblog - Thu, 12/08/2016 - 8:15am

Audre Lorde famously concluded that “there is no hierarchy of oppression.” Yet, disenfranchised groups and social justice movements often compete against each other over who is more oppressed. They compete for resources, media attention or simply for a seat at the table. This competition often does more harm to these communities than good and only draws away from the important issues of representation.

D.C. Council Advances Expansive Family and Medical Leave Rules

AFL-CIO Weblog - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:46am

The Council of the District of Columbia not only moved the Universal Paid Leave bill forward on Dec. 6, but restored medical leave to the program. The proposal now includes eight weeks of parental leave, six weeks of family leave and two weeks of medical leave, making it one of the nation’s most generous packages of family and medical leave benefits.

Video: 'Nothing about us without us!'

Workday Minnesota - Thu, 08/22/2013 - 3:22pm
MINNEAPOLIS - This video captures the sights and sounds of the Aug. 20 rally for fair trade in Minneapolis and explores the issues behind the new trade deal that would be another race to the bottom for working people around the globe.

Unions raise concerns about Affordable Care Act

Workday Minnesota - Thu, 08/22/2013 - 3:22pm
WASHINGTON - Add the Laborers to the list of unions who say the Obama administration and rsquo;s health care law leaves multi-employer health care plans, and the union workers who depend on them, in the lurch.

State employees ratify new contracts

Workday Minnesota - Thu, 08/22/2013 - 3:22pm
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Hundreds of Minnesota activists march against free trade deal

Workday Minnesota - Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:00pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of labor, fair trade, environmental and community activists marched through downtown Minneapolis Tuesday to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal that could jeopardize American jobs, wages, consumer safety, health care and environmental standards.

Job opening: Labor Educator

Workday Minnesota - Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:00pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Labor Education Service at the University of Minnesota has an opening for a full-time labor educator.

UFCW rejoins the AFL-CIO

Workday Minnesota - Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:00pm
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