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The United Auto Workers union has mounted significant efforts to do what seems the impossible: Organize two foreign-owned auto plants in the Deep South, the cradle of the nation’s right-to-work movement. Their success could mean a rebirth for a major player in organized labor.
Posted on Oct 11, 2013
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The state of California is about to become the first in the nation to set a $10 an hour minimum wage, which could help alleviate the financial woes of some 1.5 million low-wage workers there.
Posted on Sep 15, 2013
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As the nation faces a continued and massive gap between the haves and the have-nots, we listen to some different voices and observations about where organized labor is, and where it might be headed.
Posted on Sep 2, 2013
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