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BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville, FL | 2/09/14
Protesters from the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition stood outside of a local Staples retail store, Feb. 8, demanding that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) stop using non-union labor at Staples.
BY Cherrene Horazuk | Minneapolis, MN | 1/23/14
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in Harris v. Quinn, and the ruling could have a devastating impact on public sector workers and their unions.
BY Charla Schlueter | Asheville, NC | 9/08/12
SITEL workers and community members came out on the afternoon of Sept. 5 for a lively picket, supporting SITEL workers’ right to organize.
BY J Burger | Indianapolis, IN | 1/22/12
Under the claim of trying to bring more jobs to Indiana, the Republican majorities in both houses and the governor look to pass a so called ‘right to work’ bill soon. It is straight up union busting.
BY staff | Columbus, OH | 11/10/11
Unions won a major victory in Ohio with the repeal of Senate Bill 5 (SB5).
BY Peter Shapiro | United States | 9/20/11
My local newspaper chose a strange way to honor workers on Labor Day. On page one, they printed a New York Times story warning that, thanks to its “generous labor contracts,” the U.S. Postal Service is about to go out of business.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/29/11
About 500 protesters came out with their homemade signs to picket Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's afternoon visit to Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood, Aug. 26.
BY staff | Columbus, OH | 3/31/11
Around 700 workers, students and community activists poured into and around the statehouse here yesterday, including 200 who were admitted to the House gallery to witness the passage of Senate Bill 5.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/02/11
Thousands are still protesting at the Capitol here, March 1. Amidst tight security, including erecting concrete barriers outside the Capitol and denying the public entry into the building, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered his budget address this afternoon.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 10/01/99
The bosses at UIC Medical Center have a new weapon in their arsenal: privatization.
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