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Illinois AFL-CIO Legislative Update

The Illinois General Assembly has completed its business for the 2013 Spring session. Several bills were left unresolved on May 31, they include: Gaming (SB 1739), Constitut...

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Immigration To Be Boosted For Tech Jobs?

"The bill also grants permanent residency to any foreign student who earns a master's degree in science, technology, engineering or math from a U.S. college or university. Touted a...

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CWA Local 4250 Membership Meeting

Good Morning Members Your Executive Board will be holding a membership meeting on: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 10 S. Canal, Chicago at 10...

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How Record Immigration Levels Robbed American High-Tech Workers of $10 Trillion By Gene A. Nelson, Ph.D.

While there has been some attention paid by immigration researchers to the record numbers of immigrants residing in the United States, little attention has been paid to quantifying...

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Green Card Plan For Students Stirs Worry

"like many past changes to immigration law, this one could have unforeseen consequences, critics warned, potentially turning U.S. universities into "green card mills" and providing...

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Call On Republican Senator Mark Kirk To Support President Obama’s Nominations For The NLRB

Dear Members: Illinois is on the Movement Building map this month! We have a big campaign in our state to call on Republican Senator Mark Kirk to support President Obama’s ...

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CONFIRM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 5 NOMINEES TO THE NLRB

The NLRB protects workers in many ways: # The Right to Collectively Bargain – The NLRB overseas and enforces union representation elections. Without it, employers can and w...

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Oppose The Working Families Flexibility Act

Attached is a letter sent to Representative Gutierrez in regards to the Working Families Flexibility Act (HR 1406). This legislation would relieve employers of their legal obligat...

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Guestworkers In The High-Skill U.S. Labor Market

An analysis of supply, employment, and wage trends By Hal Salzman, Daniel Kuehn, and B. Lindsay Lowell | April 24, 2013 ...

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“Gang of Eight” Bill Could Give Half of New IT Jobs Requiring A College Degree To Guestworkers

Guestworkers will fill nearly half of all IT job openings for which a college degree is required each year. In a new report, Guestworkers in the High-Skill U.S. Labor Market, Hal S...

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CWA National - News from the Front Lines

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