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SC Site of Bloody Labor Strike Violence Crumbles

HONEA PATH, S.C. (AP) - All that remains of the abandoned South Carolina textile mill that was the site of the deadliest violence during a national labor strike 75 years ago are cr...

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09/30/09 - Afraid of Socialized Medicine

This was written by Al Mumm, the Vice President of the Nebraska Alliance for Retired Americans and the ex-President of Installation CWA Local 7290. Download opinion article in PDF ...

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Selective Deficit Disorder: By David Sirota

Watching the health care debate unfold these days is a little like watching scenes from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" - the ones showing a collage of strung-out, deranged or ot...

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AFL-CIO Delegates Elect Trumka, Shuler and Holt Baker

Yesterday was a great day at the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention: Delegates elected a historic ticket. Our new President Richard Trumka will be joined in leadership by two women, Secretary...

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Obama: We Need Strong Unions For a Strong Economy

President Barack Obama had a strong, inspiring message for delegates to the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention: We're going to make this country work again. In a speech punctuated by chants a...

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Labor Day 2009- "Young Workers: A Lost Decade"

This Labor Day weekend, we are taking a moment to reflect on the future of America's working men of women. Young workers today have lower-paying jobs than they did 10 years ago -th...

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A Party, Not A Movement- By: David Sirota

"As we now see, union dues underwrote Democratic lawmakers who today block serious labor law reform and ignore past promises to fix NAFTA. Green groups' resources elected a governm...

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WHAT'S IN HEALTH CARE REFORM FOR ME?

CWA Separates Truth From Lies: There is an organized movement to spread lies and distortions about health care reform. Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Rep...

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The AT&Tack On Middle Class Jobs Is No Idol Threat!

Join the Communications Workers of America (CWA) for a candlelight march on Thursday, July 16 to shed some light on AT&T's attempt to cut the healthcare benefits for over 115,000 w...

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Former CIGNA Executive: Michael Moore Was Right!

Last month, testimony in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation by a former health insurance insider named Wendell Potter made news even before ...

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