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

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

Scores of workers at The Washington Post rallied with a boisterous crowd of supporters, including a small marching band, on the sidewalk in front of the Post building on 15th Street, N.W., during the noon hour today.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).

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The Koch Sisters on Paid Sick Days

Unlike the Koch brothers, the Koch Sisters know what it's like to have a job without paid sick days. It's common sense to support paid sick days, says Karen Koch.

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Make a Plan to Vote: It’s Easy

Make a Plan to Vote: It’s Easy

Election Day is a week away, but you still have time to make a plan to vote. It’s easy and we’ll help you. Go to our Make a Plan Tool and map out when you’ll vote, how you’ll get to your polling place and we'll send you reminders to make voting and Election Day even easier.

Make a plan to vote today!

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New Jersey’s First Labor-Led Naturalization Center Empowers Immigrants, New Voters

New Jersey’s First Labor-Led Naturalization Center Empowers Immigrants, New Voters

The AFL-CIO’s national campaign to build stronger communities by empowering eligible immigrants to become citizens and fully engage in the democratic process has become a reality in New Jersey, with the opening of the state’s first labor-led naturalization and community center.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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You'd Better Check Your Registration in Georgia: Winners and Losers of the Week

Photo courtesy Crownjewel82 on Flickr

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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‘No to Fast Track’ Campaign Aims at Returning ‘Lame Ducks’

‘No to Fast Track’ Campaign Aims at Returning ‘Lame Ducks’

The AFL-CIO and its member unions launched a unique “station domination” ad campaign aimed at stopping possible congressional action on “Fast Track” trade authority legislation in the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Monday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Monday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Maine’s Mike Michaud: A Worker for Governor

United Steelworkers (USW) member Mike Michaud knows what it’s like to work for a living and that every paycheck counts. After all, he spent nearly 30 years working at Great Northern Paper Co. In Maine, Michaud, who is running for governor, is the candidate who cares about working people. Watch this video from the USW.  

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