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REP. GEORGE MILLER, D-Calif., top Democrat on the
House Education and the Workforce Committee, announced his retirement, at the
end of this Congress, after 40 years on Capitol Hill.  Union presidents lauded his leadership on
workers’ right to organize, raising the minimum wage and job safety and health
issues, among others.  Photo courtesy
Rep. Miller’s office via PAI Photo Service.

Union Leaders Laud Retirng Rep. Miller, Top Labor Committee Dem

Union leaders lauded retiring Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., longtime top Democrat and staunch workers’ defender on the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Miller will end 40 years in Congress at the end of 2014.

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Unions Nationwide Use May Day For Mass Rallies For Undocumented Workers’ Rights

With the Service Employees leading the way, unions nationwide used May Day, the international workers day, to hit the streets in mass campaigns for comprehensive immigration reform. From New York to Los Angeles and everywhere in between unionists and their allies gathered in 70 rallies and marches for the cause. Not even another blizzard stopped the demonstrators. One photo SEIU […]

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Federal Lawmakers Back Up States’ Attack On Public Workers’ Pension

Right-wing federal lawmakers, led by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., are backing up state government attacks on state and local workers’ pensions through a measure that, if passed, would make the pensions virtually unaffordable.

The attacks, all in the GOP-run Tea Party-dominated House, would in the name of “transparency,” cut the assumptions governments and unions now make when figuring out whether a pension plan is solvent.

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