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WaPo Rally: Workers Defend Career-Quality Jobs at Top-Tier Newspaper

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Innovation @Work: An Open and Shut Case

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Which Is Better: Safe New Bridges and Smooth Highways or the Good Jobs to Make Them?

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Did You Say ‘Union’ at Unity Disposal? You’re Fired

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AFL-CIO Convention Attendees Create Cardboard Cutouts of Workers to Make Invisible Work Visible

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Sen. Warren Says Raising Wages, Investing in America, Accountability for Wall Street Is America's Agenda

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Diversity Forum Sparks Talk About Change at the AFL-CIO Convention

Highlights from the visual note taker at the Diversity Conference.

How do we truly build a labor movement that is inclusive to young workers, people of color and the LGBT community? It's more than just holding a meeting or attending a conference, says Tahir Duckett, national young worker coordinator at the AFL-CIO, at a pre-conference diversity summit at the AFL-CIO 2013 Convention.

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Union Summer Interns Rally with D.C.-Area Taxi Workers

Union Summer Interns Rally with D.C.-Area Taxi Workers

“My voice is kind of going. I’ve got to get used to this!” says Antonio Elizondo, a 23-year-old Union Summer intern from Los Angeles.

Elizondo is one of about 30 interns who converged on the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., this week for workshops and classes on activism and union organizing as the start of Union Summer, the AFL-CIO’s national program that introduces interns to the labor movement on union organizing campaigns.

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Trade You a Mohawk for That Peanut Butter

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Tacoma Union Members Make It a Banner Year for Union-Made Peanut Butter Donations

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