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The unified efforts of 2.5 million working people and the 3,000 local unions of the New York State AFL-CIO lead to a major victory on Monday, as New York Gov.
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Mass incarceration is an important issue for working people. These policies have devastated communities of color, weakened our movement, and made the job of law enforcement and corrections officers more dangerous.
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Flint, Michigan, once was the reality and the symbol of America’s industrial civilization.
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Vermont is about to become the fifth state in the U.S. with a paid sick leave law.
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Marcy Wheeler comments today on the lead disaster in Flint: "Think about how effects of lead poisoning feeds the stereotypes about race and class used to disdain the poor."
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A jury has told Walmart to pay $31.22 million to a New Hampshire woman who says she was fired in retaliation for pointing out poor safety practices.
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An administrative law judge at the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walmart retaliated against workers for 
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Meet Tarah Taylor, Lynda Berg and Shaine Griffin from the class of Union Summer 2014.
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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers who are winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people who are trying to deny working people their rights. 
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