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Union Leaders Hit Obama Praise of Wal-Mart

SAN JOSE –Barack Obama’s praising Wal-Mart again, and union leaders Maria Elena Durazo and Joe Hansen don’t like that one bit. The Democratic president traveled on May 9 to a Wal-Mart in San Jose, Calif., to laud the firm for committing to solar energy technology to power hundreds of its stores and for being a leader in that movement.  That […]

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Minimum Wage Hike Drive Resumes; Bus to Visit More States, MD. OKs Hike

The labor-backed campaign to raise the minimum wage resumed the week of April 13, as the “Raise The Wage” bus headed for more states, while Maryland became the second state to enact a multi-year hike of the wage to $10.10 an hour. The bus will head for Nevada, Nebraska, Ohio, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina and Iowa, said Jeremy Funk of […]

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