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By Eduardo Soriano-Castillo

President Obama's policies have cost thousands of immigrant workers their jobs. But SEIU Local 26 fought alongside immigrant members and communities, used the contract to win protections, and extended the gains to non-members.

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By Hetty Rosenstein

Organizing has fallen off the map in most conversations about labor’s future. Every day we shrink further and further. Every organizing drive is more difficult to win. What—if anything—is refreshing about our organizing?

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By Paul Krehbiel

More than 4,000 union members and community supporters, including many Walmart workers, marched in Los Angeles Saturday. They opposed the chain's bid to bring its tornado of destruction into urban centers.

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By Harry Stamper

We just come to work here, we don't come to die.
The anthem of the occupational health and safety movement.

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By Peter Knowlton

After the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, much of labor issued a glowing reaction. But some unions said unhealthy provisions are hiding in the bill—and the court's decision.

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by Eduardo Soriano-Castillo

A racially mixed workforce in an Alabama poultry plant defeated management’s attempts to exploit their diversity, turning aside the divide-and-conquer tactics and voting in the union.

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Mid-Atlantic Blackouts Expose Pepcoenrsquo;s Deregulation Follies

Unions win Jobs, Infrastructure, Pension Plan Improvements in Surface Transportation Bill

Statement by IBEW President Edwin D. Hill on the Supreme Courtenrsquo;s Affordable Care Act Ruling

Tories Scrap Fair Wages Law