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March 27, 2014 | Blog

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February 7, 2014 | Blog

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February 5, 2014 | Blog

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A man braves subzero cold as he walks down a street in downtown Indianapolis on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, following a powerful snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Indiana. (AP Photo/Rick Callahan)
January 7, 2014 | Blog

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December 24, 2013 | Blog

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December 16, 2013 | Blog

After months of negotiations, back-up dancers for the pop star have a union contract, which activists hope could become an industry standard. Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 | Blog

The globalization of American labor practices is hurting European workers’ economic security. Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 | Blog

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Richard Trumka, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations president, addresses members during the quadrennial AFL-CIO convention at Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, Sept 9, 2013 in Los Angeles.  The AFL-CIO plans to open its membership to more non-union groups in an effort to restore the influence of organized labor as traditional union rolls continue to decline. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
September 10, 2013 | Blog

In a watershed moment in labor history, the AFL-CIO has decided to expand its membership to include all groups fighting to organize workers. Continue reading

Workers are photographed on a flywheel assembly line at the Ford Motor Company's Highland Park, Mi., plant in 1913. The use of a moving line reduced a car's assembly time from 12 hours to 93 minutes. The world's first automatic conveyor belt escalated the Industrial Age inspiring Henry Ford toward an unprecedented $5 per day minimum wage and an eight-hour day when auto industry workers were making $2.34 for a nine-hour shift. Faster assemblage meant quicker availability, giving impetus to America's car culture and an ever-increasing mobile society. (AP Photo/Ford Motor Company)
September 3, 2013 | Blog

As Congress prepares to reconvene, Robert Reich reminds us what’s really at stake for our economy and democracy. Continue reading

Federal troops escort a train through jeering, fist-shaking workmen on August 20, 1958 in Chicago in this drawing of an incident during the Pullman strike of 1894. (AP Photo)
September 2, 2013 | Blog

Unions fought to win all sorts of benefits for Americans, ranging from widespread employer-sponsored health care to reduced workdays. But this Labor Day, many of these hard-fought benefits are under attack. Continue reading

Protestors gather outside of the House Chamber at the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Indianapolis. Indiana House Republicans on Wednesday approved $1,000-a-day fines against boycotting Democratic legislators who gathered in the Statehouse Rotunda with labor union supporters rather than show up to debate a divisive right-to-work bill.   (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 28, 2013 | Blog

Michael Winship speaks with In These Times labor reporter Mike Elk about efforts to unite rank-and-file union members across America. Continue reading

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February 8, 2013 | Group Think
The labor and community organizer hopes the president will guarantee workers the right to negotiate fair wages and benefits.
Following the House GOP leadership election, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks to reporters after the House Republicans voted for her to head the Republican Conference for the next session of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 14, 2013 | BillBoard

What we’re reading is our daily roundup of recommended reads. Today’s articles include reports on our economic “pickle,” dark money and the IRS, and how drones prolong wars. Continue reading

Protesters gather for a rally at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich. protesting right-to-work legislation. December 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 11, 2012 | Blog

Governor Snyder’s surprise announcement that he would sign the controversial bill into law is a blow to unions in the labor movement’s birthplace. Continue reading

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