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by Alexandra Bradbury

The Postal Service is using environmental regulation as a fig leaf for its latest privatization ploy.
Postal workers, politicians, and community activists staged a Halloween rally yesterday outside Representative Darrell Issa’s office in Vista, California, calling for Congress to “carve the pumpkin, not the postal eagle.”

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By Joe Uehlein/U-liners

A 1941 Guthrie composition describing the travails and dignity of migrant workers in North America.

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IBEW Members Respond to Hurricane Sandy

By Jenny Brown

Union members are on the front lines cleaning up after weather disasters. It’s time for unions to be on the front lines of preventing them.

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by Gene Grabiner

In his now-famous 47 percent speech, Mitt Romney wrote off almost half of Americans as deadbeats and hopeless dependents. But who actually generates society's wealth—is it the "job creators," or is it workers?

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By Alexandra Bradbury

Majorities of voters, even Republicans, support raising the minimum wage, and politicians who oppose it sound mean and out of touch. But no one is running on it this year.

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By Judy Ancel

The labor-community coalition Missouri Jobs with Justice is taking on low-wage employers, championed by the Missouri Restaurant Association, and the payday loan industry.

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By Jenny Brown

The U.S. presidential election has held up a decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, but in Canada, unions have joined environmentalists to battle another pipeline—this one headed for the pristine west coast of Canada.

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By Bruce Ridge

Orchestras are resorting to lockouts to try to force big pay cuts, with four just this fall. From management's behavior, you’d never know that the arts are still good business.

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Jerry Tucker, a hero in the troublemaking wing of the labor movement, passed away on October 19. Labor Notes asked three close co-workers why he will be so widely missed and what are the lessons for those who will continue his legacy.

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