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Now IS the time for the Employee Free Choice Act

Posted April 10, 2009 | 13:15:59 (EST)

I thought I would pass along a story from Reno Hammond, the Business Manager at the Southwest Laborers' District Council about a meeting he and other local union leaders had with Senator Lincoln on the Employee Free Choice Act and a worker who was fired simply for trying to form...

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Working People and Good Jobs are the Foundation of Our Economy, Not the Problem

Posted November 26, 2008 | 09:40:10 (EST)

Get ready for corporate America's favorite game: blame the victim. As pundits address the various reasons for the American auto industry's problems a frequent target won't be bloated CEO salaries, a lack of executive accountability or a flawed business plan. The target will be the men and women who go...

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John McCain's Support for Working Americans: Not a Message of Change, Just a Changed Message

Posted September 18, 2008 | 11:00:36 (EST)

The other day at a political rally Senator John McCain said "there's no place I'd rather be than here with the working men and women of Ohio."

It's good that John McCain enjoys standing with working people on a stage but he has never stood with them when it...

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One Year Anniversary of the I-35 Bridge Collapse in Minnesota a Stark Reminder that it's Time to Build America, so America Works

Posted August 1, 2008 | 10:04:03 (EST)

Today we mark the one year anniversary of the tragic collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minnesota that killed 13 people and injured hundreds more.

The image of the I-35 bridge collapsing is seared in America's memory and in the memory of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of...

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Invisible Tragedies -- Four Construction Workers Killed Every Day Building America

Posted July 2, 2008 | 21:31:27 (EST)

Every day an average of four construction workers are killed as they go about building America.

When miners, firefighters and law enforcement officers are killed in the line of duty, their stories become news. We hold vigils and we mourn their loss publicly -- as we most certainly should....

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