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On This Day In Labor History - "The Founding Of The Union Voice On May 5, 1852"

On This Day In Labor History - "The Founding Of The Union Voice On May 5, 1852." The Chicago Typographical Union Local #16 Became A Chartered Local In 1875.

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The Mother Jones Monument Rededication Ceremony On June 20, 2015 At The Union Miners' Cemetery In Mt. Olive, Illinois

Mother Jones Monument Rededication Ceremony On June 20, 2015 At The Union Miners’ Cemetery In Mt. Olive, Illinois. The Restoration Project Has Been Ongoing Since October 2013.

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Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update May 8, 2015

Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update May 8, 2015

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May 7, 2015 News Release From Chicago Congressman Dan Lipinski Opposing TPP Fast-Track

Sylvia Chapman, Vice-President CWA 4250/CTU #16, and CWA Activist Grace Catania Were In Attendance Representing The CWA Illinois Unity Council Members Supporting Rep. Lipinski

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May 7, 2015: CWA Illinois Unified Council Rally At Congressman Mike Quigley's Chicago Office

President VanDerWoude, Vice President Michelle Tovo and RMC President Steve Tisza Joined The Rally At US Congressman Mike Quigley's Office In Chicago Opposing The TPP Trade Deal.

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CWA DISTRICT 4 DAYTON, OHIO LOCAL 4322 AT&T WORKERS WENT ON STRIKE TODAY! WHERE WILL AT&T PROVOKE US TOMORROW? NO FAIRNESS NO PEACE!

CWA DISTRICT 4 DAYTON, OHIO LOCAL 4322 AT&T WORKERS WENT ON STRIKE TODAY! WHERE WILL AT&T PROVOKE US TOMORROW? WE NEED MORE GRIEVANCE JOB ACTIONS LIKE THIS! NO FAIRNESS NO PEACE!

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On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 CWA President Larry Cohen Wrote:

From Larry Cohen: This note is both to sum up where we are and to ask if you are willing to stay connected as I commit to build the movement for democracy and economic justice.

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Who Cares About H-1B Visa Abuses? One Stupid American Does!

He is a whistle-blower and former Infosys employee. He received part of a 2013 visa violation settlement, filed an OSHA , SOX, Dodd Frank, and SEC whistle-blower complaint.

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Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update - May 1, 2015

Illinois AFL-CIO Weekly Legislative Update - May 1, 2015

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HISTORY OF MAY DAY – MAY 1, 1886 - Chicago, Illinois

It Began With a Rally on May 4, 1886, But The Consequences Are Still Being Felt To This Day . Today, In Almost Every Major Industrial Nation, May Day Is Labor Day!

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CWA National - News from the Front Lines

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