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By Jane Slaughter

A coalition of Massachusetts worker centers, unions, and pro-worker organizations has won a new law that will force temporary staffing agencies to disclose to workers basic information about their jobs.

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by Michelle Crentsil

Union organizers have heard all the myths about unions. “They’re bankrupting us and destroying the economy.” “Unions are corrupt and mobbed up.” Bill Fletcher busts 21 such myths and explores where we have to go succinctly and superbly.

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By Theresa Moran

Chicago teachers starting back to work this week might not want to get too comfortable in their classrooms. After weeks of stalled talks, the teachers union is moving toward a strike to secure appropriate services for all schools.

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by John Walsh

The three-week-old hunger strike of injured GM workers in Colombia was ended August 22 when workers and company signed an agreement in Bogotá on a framework for mediation to resolve their conflict.

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By Leonard Gentle

Thirty-four South African platinum miners were killed by police last Thursday, we are told, because of an an inter-union spat. The reality is that the massacre reveals far more troubling fault lines.

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By Ed Mattos

Philippine Airlines workers have waged a year-long struggle against outsourcing that would wipe out their union, staging a sit-down strike, picketing, and setting up camp near Manila’s airport.

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Washington Electricians Team Up with Group Serving the Hungry

By Theresa Moran

Detroit students are back to school on Monday, but their teachers are still waiting to hear if they have jobs. Those who make it back to the classroom will face dramatically larger class sizes.

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Court Throws Out EPA Regulation That Would Hamper Utilities, Threaten Jobs

Justice Department Approves Verizon/Big Cable Spectrum Deal