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Four Reasons Everyone Should Thank Unions On Labor Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, unions, human rights, civil rights, workers rights, ethics, government, politics, usa, economy )

- 409 days ago -
It's worth remembering that Labor day is more than just a three-day weekend.
This Labor Day, Let's Give Workers Something To Cheer About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Labor Day, workers rights, unions, government, corruption, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, news, elections, abuse, economy, candidates )

- 783 days ago -
It's no coincidence that prosperity was widely shared when unions were at the height of their power in the decades after World War II, and that inequality has soared as unions have been weakened.
Supreme Court: The Voting Rights Act Worked--So Now It's Unconstitutional
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, ethics, SupremeCourt, u.s., workers rights )

- 1214 days ago -
Chief Justice Roberts led the high court's five conservatives in striking down a key part of the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday.
Court Rulings Complicate Discrimination Suits For Employees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, ethics, SupremeCourt, u.s., workers rights )

- 1214 days ago -
In two big employment law cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for employees to bring discrimination suits about workplace harassment and retaliation.
Michigan Bills Limiting Union Power Pass in Legislature
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, Labor, lies, media, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, Unions, workers Rights )

- 1410 days ago -
The Michigan Legislature approved sweeping legislation on Tuesday that vastly reduces the power of organized labor in a state that has been a symbol of union dominance and served as an incubator for union activity over decades of modern American -->
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, freedoms, americans, rights, workers rights, Wisconsin 14, media, democrats, usa )

- 2056 days ago -
The Wisconsin 14--the brave Democratic state senators who left the state to stop the Republican attacks on workers--are under increasing pressure to return to Wisconsin. PLEASE SIGN THIS STATEMENT OF SUPPORT!
Stand With Wisconsin Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, protest, unions, workers rights )

- 2071 days ago -
Public employees are teachers, police officers, sanitation workers, firefighters, snow plow drivers ... they are our friends, family and neighbors ... most are not rich, but they work hard and earn their benefits.
End Workplace Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: workers rights, anti-discrimination, worker protections, GLBT rights, Human Rights )

- 3412 days ago -
In 33 states, it's still legal to fire someone because they're gay; in 42 states it is legal to fire someone for being transgender. Tell Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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