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Seek Local Talent First--The Right Fix for H1-b Discrimination

"The H1-B should be reserved only for those companies who say they cannot find somebody in that particular field," said President Obama to Jennifer Wedel, the wife of an unemployed...

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CWA Activists ?Stand Up, Fight Back? At CWA Legislative Political Conference

More than 700 CWA activists covered Capitol Hill as part of CWA's Legislative-Political conference in Washington. Their message to senators, representatives and staff: we're fighti...

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Grassley: High-Skilled American Workers Struggling to Find Jobs

For Immediate Release February 7, 2012 WASHINGTON ? Senator Chuck Grassley said today that he is concerned that President Obama doesn?t understand the difficulty tha...

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Black (African-American) History Month: February 2012

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celeb...

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700,000-Member Communications Workers of America Endorses Re-election of President Barack Obama

Feb 2, 2012 Washington, D.C. ? The 700,000-member Communications Workers of America today endorsed the re-election of President Barack Obama as President of the Unit...

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Indiana Governor Signs a Law Creating a ?Right to Work? State

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Indiana House OKs Right-To-Work

Indiana?s Republican-controlled House of Representatives cleared the way Wednesday to become the first right-to-work state in a traditionally union-heavy Rust Belt increasingly tar...

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For Immediate Release: Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 Media Contact: Jeff Harris, Indiana State AFL-CIO, 317.632.9147 INDIANAPOLIS ? Hoosiers overwhelmingly support a public r...

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Income Inequality Is A Policy Of Choice- By: Ross Eisenbrey

In a speech at the Center for American Progress, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Alan Krueger, laid out a compelling argument that rising inequality is a danger n...

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Illinois AFL-CIO?s Endorsed Candidates For The March 20 Primary Election In Illinois.

Release: Jan. 11, 2012 Contact: Bill Looby (217) 492-2612 --- Illinois State AFL-CIO Endorsed Candidates for Primary Election ---Illinois? larg...

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