Nation Topics - Labor Organizing and Activism
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The US guest-worker program has locked thousands in a modern-day form of indentured servitude.
John Edwards is meticulously laying the groundwork to become the candidate of organized labor, insisting prosperity can expand only if unionization expands.
A labor organizer was beaten to death after exposing exploitative labor practices in the United States and Mexico.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using immigration control measures to retaliate against undocumented workers who stand up for their rights.
Low-wage workers in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport are the latest to benefit from the city's living-wage law, riding a wave of considerable political momentum.
The ICE chief's comments about immigration and unions raise troubling questions. Congress should seek answers.
Unions are pushing hard for the new Congress to ease the process of organizing labor by passing the Employee Free Choice Act.
Last week's walkout at the Smithfield Packing Company was a significant victory for labor organizers and exploited undocumented workers at the North Carolina plant.
United Professionals, a new organization for college-educated workers at risk in a global economy, is joining the movement for economic justice.
Despite the split following the 2004 election, labor groups are gearing
up for the November elections like never before.
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