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Make It a Union-Made Memorial Day Barbecue

Make It a Union-Made Memorial Day Barbecue

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to the summer holiday season. While the day honors those who have given their lives defending the nation, the weekend also marks the start of grilling season. Here’s some union-made food and drink to get your barbecue off to a great start.

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Looks Like Overtime: Winners and Losers of the Week

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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The Middle Class Is Shrinking: The Working People Weekly List

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List.

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You’ve Got Questions, The Student Loan Borrowers Hotline Has Answers

You’ve Got Questions, The Student Loan Borrowers Hotline Has Answers

Have questions about your student loans? Want to know if you can lower your payment or even pay off your loans faster? Having a hard time getting answers from your servicer or finding reliable information on the internet?

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'Pregnancy Isn't Part of the Uniform': Winners and Losers of the Week

'Pregnancy Isn't Part of the Uniform': Winners and Losers of the Week

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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Americans Miss Unions: The Working People Weekly List

Americans Miss Unions: The Working People Weekly List

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List.

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The Working People Weekly List

The Working People Weekly List

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List.

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Many Adjunct Professors Make Little More Than Minimum Wage

Photo courtesy National Adjunct Walkout Day on Facebook

If you spend much time talking to adjunct professors across the United States, you start to realize that it sounds a lot like what fast-food workers fighting for better wages and working conditions are saying. When you take a deeper look at how U.S. colleges and universities treat adjuncts, you understand that it's an apt comparison.

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Make It a Union-Made Mother’s Day

Photo courtesy Labor 411

Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 8), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out.

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Hey, T-Mobile, The Word Voice Doesn't Mean What You Seem to Think It Does: Winners and Losers of the Week

Pic of T-Mobile CEO John Legere via Wikimedia Commons

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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