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7 Key Findings in EPI's New Report on Race and Unemployment

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Bringing ‘Common Sense’ to NoVa

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Ohio: Join Sherrod Brown, Tim Ryan and Marcy Kaptur to Fight Fast Track

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From Organizing to Mobilizing: United Transportation Alliance Launches App-Based Taxi Service

Uniformed Transunion Car Service (TCS) drivers line up outside their cars.

Taxi riders in Newark, N.J., can now enjoy the convenience of using a cellphone app to book a cab while resting secure in the knowledge that the dispatched driver is licensed and insured, and that the vehicle they are about to get into has been inspected and regularly maintained.

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Trumka: Yes, You Should Ask for a Raise

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What Union Members Are Doing This Week

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AFL-CIO's Next Up Summit Through the Eyes of a Canadian Union Member

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Immigrant Workers Take Their Case to Human Rights Commission

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Want to Increase Women's Influence in the Labor Movement? Here's How

Want to Increase Women's Influence in the Labor Movement? Here's How

The Cornell University Worker Institute and the Berger-Marks Foundation have released a new report with detailed advice and real-world tools that can be used to create women's committees in labor unions and worker-centered organizations. The publication, A Guide to Organizing Women’s Committees: Everything You Need to Know to Make a Difference, provides step-by-step methods for the development and implementation of women's committees. And if your organization already has a women's committee, the guide easily can be used to help existing committees expand and grow. The report is filled with good information on program ideas and strategies for community outreach.

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The Next Scott Walker: Winners and Losers of the Week

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In our regular weekly feature, we'll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.

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