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KOB: Senate committee kills right-to-work bill

Working people packed a State Senate committee Tuesday night before Senators voted to stop controversial anti-worker legislation.

Watch here or read below to hear from labor members who showed up to make the case. 269 more words

Michigan AFL-CIO President: Unions have stepped up to help Michigan communities in crisis

GRAND RAPIDS February 11, 2016– As we’re inundated by news about Flint’s poisoned water system and Detroit crumbling public schools– both affected by failed policies coming out of Lansing– we’re also hearing more stories of unions stepping up to help those in need. 638 more words

Grand Rapids

Revenge of #KeystoneXL: labor union starts donating to Republicans

Last Friday at the White House, President Obama finally did what he’s wanted to do for many years: kill the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would have safely carried Canadian crude to ports along the Gulf of Mexico. 388 more words

Energy

OBAMA CALLS ON US BUSINESS TO SUPPORT UNIONS: KILLS KEYSTONE

Hill: “The main union for construction workers is accusing President Obama of throwing them “under the bus” by rejecting the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) is one of the few labor unions that broke with the majority of Democrats and supported the project, which Obama rejected Friday after a seven-year review.” 167 more words

Politics

What is a Labourer?

Construction & Specialized Workers Union Labourers duties are very diverse, including preparing and cleaning construction sites, moving materials and equipment, performing demolition, excavation and compaction activities. 295 more words

Construction Industry

A May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights in San Jose 2015

On Friday, May 1, 2015 I went to the May Day march in San Jose for worker and immigrant rights. It was a fun day. I took half a day off of work and drove straight to San Jose. 474 more words

Portland Demands a Raise: PDX Joins the Fight for Fifteen Global Day of Action

We don’t live in the world we were promised.

With hard work we could achieve dreams, the kind of which our parents never could have seen. 2,409 more words

Labor