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Cesar Chavez: A True American Hero
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Cesar Chavez, children, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, Farm workers, family, freedoms, government, politics, rights, safety, society, unions )

Kit
- 883 days ago - truth-out.org
I hope we can all pause and reflect on the extraordinary life of a true American hero today (March 31). It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed by President Obama...
Who "Contributes" to Public Workers' Pensions?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, budgets., collective bargaining, culture, education, freedoms, government, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, society, teachers, unions, women )

Kit
- 1276 days ago - truth-out.org
Accepting Gov. Walker' s assertions as fact, and failing to check, created the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not.
Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire 100 Years Later
Society & Culture  (tags: fire, unsafe working conditions, teenagers, women, unions, Triangle Fire )

Dandelion
- 1280 days ago - ilr.cornell.edu
March 25, 1911 the fire killed 146 mostly women half were teenagers who had the year before gone on strike trying to form a union for better safety conditions. It took these horrific deaths in an inferno before the laws were changed around the USA.
Corporations, Unions and the Value of Opposition
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, unions, americans, ethics, big business )

Carrie
- 1317 days ago - truth-out.org
The news is full of bad news about unions these days. Unions are blamed for holding up the bailout of GM and Chrysler with foot-dragging over wages and benefits.
Erosion of Unions Hurts Women, Particularly Latinas
Society & Culture  (tags: women, healthcare, labor, unions, Latinas, freedoms )


- 2682 days ago - suntimes.com
Although women have made many gains since the 1960s, they must still catch up with men when it comes to equal pay and the benefits that generally accompany it, like educational attainment and access to health insurance, paid leave and other benefits.
   

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