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Legislation To Protect Retirees Health Care Benefits!

The erosion and elimination of employer-sponsored health care coverage for retirees took a step forward on September 25, 2008 when NRLN President Bill Kadereit testified before an ...

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The Labor Agenda!

"The first and biggest test of Mr. Obama's commitment to labor, and to Ms. Solis, will be his decision on whether or not to push the Employee Free Choice Act in 2009. Corporate Ame...

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Fair Trade In 2008 Elections!

"From the presidency to both chambers of Congress and from the traditionally "free trade" Florida to Colorado and New York to New Mexico, successful candidates in 2008 election rac...

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A Lump Of Coal From Santa Bush!

When given the opportunity to be "naughty or nice" this holiday season, Bush has clearly opted to go down as one of the naughtiest, most sinister presidents in our nation's history...

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SOX vs CUBS and Chicago Politics!

I think it's time for a little levity in another Illinois political scandal! ...

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Hoover Time! and Five Reasons to Support an Auto Industry Rescue!

"There are defining moments in politics. Here Republicans defined themselves. They are not free-market conservatives, for they were willing to do the bailout. They don't object to ...

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Workers of America: Wake Up! We All Need a Union! By Dave Lindorff

Look what happened to the workers at Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors. The company was losing business, and according to some of its employees, had been in recent weeks sec...

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December 10, 2008 Employee Free Choice In National Spotlight For Human Rights Day Today!

CWA locals across the country will mark International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10 with a colorful reminder that human rights include workers' rights, starting with the right to for...

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Obama Pledges Public Works on a Vast Scale!

"It's now clear that Obama intends to stimulate the economy through large direct government spending on infrastructure projects as well as through business and individual tax cuts,...

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Red Cross "Holiday Mail Call" Program 2008 Guidelines The American Red Cross is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a national "Holiday Mail Call" program in 2008 as it...

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