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What Is Dodgin' Donald Hiding? Winners and Losers of the Week

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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights.

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Tufts Students' Hunger Strike Seeks Justice and Jobs for Janitors

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Five students at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., are continuing their hunger strike that began May 3 to protest the university’s plan to cut its janitorial staff by 17%, by firing one in six janitorial workers in early June.

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How Many Jobs Will the U.S. Lose if Romney Is Elected?

How Many Jobs Will the U.S. Lose if Romney Is Elected?

According to a Cornell University study of janitors and security guards, when service sector jobs are outsourced, even within the United States, workers in those jobs are paid lower wages and receive fewer health benefits.

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