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Union Member and Sheet Metal Worker Joe Rabito Says Hillary Clinton Has Always Supported 9/11 First Responders

Sheet metal worker and 9/11 first responder Joe Rabito takes 14 medications a day so he can breathe. Joe was one of the tens of thousands of first responders in New York City who went out to help survivors of the World Trade Center attacks.

These people, many of them union members, are still feeling the physical and mental long-term health effects from the work they did as first responders. 

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Election 2016: What Happens in Vegas...Will Determine Our Future

UFCW Local 711’s Teri Birdsong with voter Melissa in Las Vegas

Union volunteers in Nevada know this is an election that will determine the trajectory of the middle class and with that the country. That’s why every day they hit the ground running, knocking on doors and talking directly with people to make sure they are empowered with the information they need when they step into the ballot booth.

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Carrier Case Shows Why Rep. Young Is Bad for Indiana

A new video from AFSCME People takes a look at the damage done to real working people when the Carrier Corp. shipped jobs from Indiana to Mexico. And it shows the role that Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) played in the process. Young, who took nearly $20,000 from Carrier executives in campaign contributions, sided against workers and with those same executives. Watch the video to see how Young's support affected Frank Staples of Indianapolis.

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Union-Made in America Halloween Candy Shopping List

Union-Made in America Halloween Candy Shopping List

If you want your Halloween to be all treats and no tricks, make sure all your candy is union-made in America. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, has a list of union-made candies, as does Union Plus. Here are some highlights, featuring sweets made by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW).

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