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The pendulum swings hard against the rights of labor.
In Chicago, teachers aren’t just fighting for a fair contract—they’re fighting to stop the education reform agenda that dominates the national debate.
At a time when 4.5 million Americans make at or below the minimum wage, a broad coalition unites to demand better pay.
As a hot summer rolls on and the lockout enters its third week, New York City unions ramp up the pressure.
The once-marginal Syriza coalition could bring down the current weak government—but to attain power it must get more union support.
Days after being locked out, the utility company’s union workers show that they’re not going down without a fight.
Industry leaders and their Senate allies are trying to kill reforms protecting immigrant workers.
The crushing recall loss shows that labor must find better ways to defend itself in the electoral arena.
Nannies in New York state have brand-new labor protections. But it’s proving hard to enforce employment laws at home.
The depressing defeat of the recall suggests that “money power” cannot be easily thwarted, even by determined “people power.”
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