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Boeing S.C. Vote Set for April 22

March 30, 2015
By LaborPress

The National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a union-authorization vote for April 22 at Boeing’s South Carolina aircraft plants. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has been trying to organize the 3,000 workers at the five factories, all in the Charleston area.

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Assembly Members Press Cuomo For More School Aid

March 24, 2015
By Stephanie West


Mineloa, NY  –  Opponents  of Governor Andrew Cuomo's education agenda rallied outside the Nassau Council Legislative Office last weekend to protest chronic underfunding and the chief executive's continued emphasis on high stakes testing and state takeovers of struggling local schools.

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Ted Cruz: The Anti-Worker Candidate For President

March 26, 2015
By UFCW Local 540 President Johnny Rodriguez


Dallas, Texas - Hard-working families need a leader in the White House who will stand up and fight for them. Ted Cruz is not that leader. Instead, he has spent his entire career hurting the families he is supposed to represent.

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GOP Move Is Another Attack On Workers

March 23, 2015
By AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka


Washington, DC - The recent vote by House Republicans against the NLRB’s common-sense modernization of its election rules is a direct attack on workers and their right to be heard in the workplace.

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Rudy Joins Bill In Call To Renew Mayoral Control Of Schools

March 25, 2015
 
New York, NY  - Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Mayor Bill de Blasio may not have a lot in common, but they have penned a joint letter together urging Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature to renew mayoral control of schools "without alteration and without delay."

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Selma's Biggest Lesson For Labor

March 19, 2015
By Joe Maniscalco

New York, NY - Is the labor movement spending too much energy lobbying politician in the hopes elected officials will act on behalf of working men and women? Absolutely, says Unite Here President D. Taylor. 

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