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Home Care Workers File For Largest Union Election in Minnesota History

With support from the clients they serve, Minnesota workers who care for people in their homes officially filed representation election cards in early July to form a union. Organizing under the slogan, “Invisible No More,” they said unionizing will improve pay, working conditions and the quality of care.

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AFSA Endorses Ras Baraka in May 13 Race for Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

AFSA Endorses Ras Baraka in May 13 Race for Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

At its recent meeting in Washington DC, the Executive Board of the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) voted to endorse the progressive candidacy of Ras Baraka for mayor in the city of Newark, New Jersey.

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Coalition of Labor Union Women Elect Leak as President, Back Single-Payer Health Care, Paid Family-Medical Leave

RENO, Nev.—The 500 delegates to the Coalition of Labor Union Women’s convention elected Auto Workers activist Connie Leak as their new president, and put CLUW on record for government-run single-payer universal health care, paid family and medical leave and living wages for Wal-Mart workers, among other causes. But delegates to the 4-day mid-November conclave postponed action on one other important, […]

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Election Follow-Up: Local ATU President Wins N.Y. City Council Seat; Three Unionists Win Vancouver, Wash., Offices

Election Follow-Up: Local ATU President Wins N.Y. City Council Seat; Three Unionists Win Vancouver, Wash., Offices

NEW YORK —Union members won more than just the Boston mayor’s race on Nov. 5, returns from around the country show.  Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1056 President I. Dameek Miller is a new New York City council member, and two unionists won seats on a commission to draft a new charter for Clark County, Wash., which includes Vancouver.  A third […]

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