Wednesday December 12, 2018
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BY staff | Washington, DC | 8/22/14
Unemployment rates ticked upwards in 30 states, according to an Aug. 18 report from the federal government’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/09/14
About 40 members and supporters of the Twin Cities-based Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) came together here, Aug. 9, to celebrate the two-year battle to raise welfare grants.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 6/08/14
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stated in a June 6 press statement, “It is my hope that Congress can still act on extending unemployment. This vital lifeline is so critical to struggling families in Nevada and throughout the country.”
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/21/14
House speaker John Boehner (R-OH) still refuses to allow a vote on legislation to restore unemployment compensation to the long-term jobless.
BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 5/11/14
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez urged an immediate vote on bill to extend benefits for the long term jobless in a May 7 letter to Republican House Speaker John Boehner.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/05/14
Dozens of union workers rallied outside of the Staples store on Beach Boulevard here to oppose the proposed privatization of key United States Postal Service (USPS) jobs.
BY Jonathan Waring | Gainesville, FL | 5/04/14
About 40 people gathered at the Civic Media Center, May 1, to support fired members of the Citizen’s Co-Op Workers Union and celebrate International Workers’ Day with BBQ and live music.
BY Derek Clark | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/04/14
Six speakers, along with about 40 workers, activists and community members, gathered for a panel discussion to recognize International Workers' Day, May 1.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/28/14
After joining a successful statewide event for young workers at the Florida capitol, the Young Workers of Jacksonville (YWJ) are preparing for International Workers Day on May 1.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 4/19/14
Despite ‘competing’ as the world's two largest parcel delivery and shipping companies, UPS and FedEx are owned by many of the same banks.
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