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Labor

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Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

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Immigrant, Labor, Occupy Groups Join For Protests

The most visible organizing effort by anti-Wall Street groups since Occupy encampments were dismantled last fall are being planned for May Day, a change from recent years when protests on the international workers’ holiday focused on immigrant rights.

05/01/2012

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Players’ Executive Committee To Meet Monday

A vote on a settlement to the lockout is what every NFL fan wants. Nobody is sure when that might happen.

07/24/2011

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Target’s Honeymoon Could Be Over

Until recently, Minneapolis-based discounter Target largely had avoided the labor disputes and public relations challenges that have plagued Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer. But now Target could face the same union opposition as its much bigger rival.

07/14/2011

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Monday Could Be Critical Day For NFL Labor

If these are not fun times for football fans, they are captivating days for lawyers.

05/01/2011

Protestors shout outside the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he holds a ceremonial bill signing where he signed a copy of the budget repair bill March 11, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. The bill essentially eliminates collective bargaining rights for public union workers except on wage issues. Thousands of protestors have gathered at the Capitol for the past three weeks hoping to see the bill killed. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wis. Labor Protesters Say Next Fight At The Polls

The largest crowd yet has descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol to protest cuts to public worker collective bargaining rights day after Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law.

03/12/2011

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Baby Born On Interstate 94

One baby just couldn’t wait for mom to get to the hospital and was born in a vehicle on Interstate 94 in Wisconsin.

03/08/2011

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Largest Crowd Yet Descends On Wisconsin Capitol.

A state Capitol thrown into political chaos swelled for a fifth day with nearly 70,000 protesters, as supporters of Republican efforts to scrap the union rights of state workers challenged pro-labor protesters face-to-face for the first time and GOP leaders insisted again Saturday there was no room for compromise.

02/19/2011

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Supporters Send Madison Protestors $2,500 In Pizza

The slices are on the house at Ian’s Pizza in Madison

02/19/2011

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State Budget Fights Fire Up Union; Obama Involved

Organized labor is trying to re-energize and take advantage of the growing backlash from the wave of anti-union sentiment in Wisconsin and more than a dozen other states.

02/19/2011

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Mom Goes Into Labor, Dad Goes Into Ambulance

When officers and paramedics responded to a medical call for a pregnant woman who was in labor, the last thing they expected was to need space in the ambulance for her husband.

01/12/2011

Hospitals Agree To Talks

A group of 14 Minnesota hospitals is accepting the offer of the Minnesota Nurses Association to resume talks, but under one condition.

06/17/2010

Nurses Will Vote on 2nd Strike

Nurses will vote Monday on open-ended strike

06/15/2010

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