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Good from Bad Water
Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>
Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Read more >>>
An administrative law judge at the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walmart retaliated against workers for participating in strikes. Walmart claimed that the workers' actions were not protected under the National Labor Relations Act and that it was legitimate to fire the employees for violating the company's attendance policy. Judge Geoffrey Carter ruled against Walmart. Read more >>>
The U.S. government claims the labor protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership are “gold standard,” but we need to look no further than Honduras to see how inadequate and unenforced labor obligations endanger workers’ lives and weaken workers' rights. Read more >>>
Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski on State of the State Address
"The Governor mapped a vision for California based on the spirit of optimism that has defined our state since its inception. Instead of telling us what we can’t do, the Governor challenged us to achieve together what our critics have said we could not."Read more >>>
Check out photos from the December 10, 2012 Candlelight Vigil in the new Photo Album section of the web site.
CANDLELIGHT CAMPAIGN AGAINST CUTS
4:00 - 6:00
REP. JERRY MCNERNEY'S OFFICE
2222 GRAND CANAL #7, STOCKTONRead more >>>
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