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  • The State of the Union and the Union’s Response

    One year into his presidency, still much more to do On Wednesday, President Obama delivered his first State of the Union address. In his speech, the President recommitted his administration to economic recovery and job creation, announced bold new education initiatives, chided the Senate for being too slow to enact a series of reform bills […]

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  • A Workers Revolt in Mass. Election

    Fix the problems of working Americans, or else Working families, especially voters in union households, turned out big in 2008 to elect the largest Democratic majorities in Congress in decades and bring change to the White House. In 2009, we mobilized like never before on a legislative agenda for labor law reform so workers can […]

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  • AFL-CIO Statement on the Senate Health Care Bill

    Not worthy of our support without changes Working people have been fighting for health care reform in the United States for over a century. Despite the challenges to getting a good bill, we are not about to give up now. Today, our country stands alone in the developed world as the only nation not to […]

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