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Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 7:00AM

For workers of color, traditional labor issues such as benefits and wages are only part of what unions must grapple with.

Topics: Labor

Obama Recess Appointments: Enough for AFL-CIO Endorsement?

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2012, 2:43PM

Insiders say Obama’s recent appointments may give the country’s largest labor union the necessary cover to endorse President Obama.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Will 2012 Become Labor's Moment of Political Truth?

Will 2012 Become Labor’s Moment of Political Truth?

by Yvonne Yen Liu on May 27 2011, 9:09AM

Let’s hope so. Because workers of color have rarely been in more dire need of a true political voice.

Topics: Economy, Politics

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