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Support Michigan Working Families, Wear Red Monday

Support Michigan Working Families, Wear Red Monday

Workers from across Michigan and across the nation are gearing up for a day of action in Lansing on Tuesday. Tomorrow, you can show support for Michigan’s working families wherever you are. Wear red on Monday, Dec. 10, to support for Michigan’s working families

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Why Did Governor Snyder Suddenly Put Right to Work on His Agenda?

Photo courtesy of Thunderclap: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/803-stop-righttowork-in-michigan

Many wondered why Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder changed his tune on "right to work" for less legislation abruptly this week. If you take a closer look at the makeup of the 2013 Michigan state legislature, the reason becomes clear.

Follow updates from Michigan on Twitter and if you're in Michigan, find an action near you: bit.ly/wearemichactions

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Follow Live Updates from Michigan on Twitter

Michigan State AFL-CIO is live-tweeting developments on the "right-to-work" for less legislation all weekend. Follow its live Twitter stream on the AFL-CIO Now blog

If you're in Michigan, find an action near you: bit.ly/wearemichactions

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New Jerseyans Can Fly Home for the Holidays

Fly Home for the Holidays

Several years ago, Roy Foster, president of the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, was flipping through the radio stations in his car while driving through Philadelphia and landed on a program that peaked his interest.

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