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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 families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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

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

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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 families news we're reading today (after the jump).

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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 families news we're reading today: (after the jump)

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What We're Reading Today: Monday News Roundup

What We're Reading Today: Monday News Roundup

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

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What We’re Reading Today: Friday News Roundup

What We’re Reading Today: Friday News Roundup

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

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What We’re Reading Today: Wednesday News Roundup

What We’re Reading Today: Wednesday News Roundup

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

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What We’re Reading Today: Tuesday News Roundup

What We’re Reading Today: Tuesday News Roundup

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

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Have You Dealt with a Student Loan Debt Collector? Tell CFPB

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Tens of millions of Americans are carrying some $1.3 trillion in student debt as the cost of higher education has soared and needs and non-loan financial aid has dried up over the past quarter of a century. In addition, more than 7 million students and former students are in default on their college loans, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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Why Unions Matter

Why Unions Matter

Millions of unemployed and underemployed college graduates are learning the hard truth that a degree does not guarantee a job. “Coupled with the extraordinary spike in college tuition, the flagging economy that welcomed Millennials into the workforce means that not only are our young people graduating with far fewer opportunities for high-paying jobs, but they are coming out of college with mountains of debt,” writes Leslie Tolf, president of Union Privilege, in The Huffington Post

That’s why it’s important that young people understand the value unions have had in building our nation and still have today.

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