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    By Doug Cunningham The FCC's 2-1 vote to end Obama era net neutrality rules is the beginning of a new fight over free speech and equal access for all data on the internet. The Writer's Guild - which supports net neutrality - is a labor union of thousands of professionals who create much of what is seen or heard on television and film in the U.S.


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    By JoAnne Powers Striking CWA workers at AT&T are returning to work today.  JoAnne Powers has more: Forty thousand AT&T workers across the nation walked off their jobs Friday afternoon for a weekend-long strike against the telecom giant.


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    By Doug Cunningham Tens of thousands of Communications Workers of America (CWA) workers walked off their jobs Friday afternoon and are on strike against AT&T. CWA says workers in 36 states and Washington DC are on strike until Monday. CWA union steward Jonathan Krueter joined his co-workers walking off their jobs Friday afternoon in Madison Wisconsin.


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    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO says re-negotiating NAFTA -the North American Free Trade Agreement - offers potential for progress for workers but a "good outcome is far from guaranteed". AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka says working people have set a high standard for what we need in a NAFTA re-negotiation.


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    By Doug Cunningham Republicans generally claim to hate government regulations, but tend to want to tightly regulate or abolish union rights - most often with the goal of weakening labor unions financially and politically. One case in point is HR 1461. The anti-union bill by Texas Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington seeks to weaken and cripple AFGE - the union representing VA workers.


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    By Doug Cunningham Workers and their supporters, including New York state lawmakers, rallied in New York City Thursday against corporate use forced arbitration contracts. They announced legislation to end the widespread use of forced arbitration contracts that decimate worker and consumer rights to access the courts when dealing with wage theft, discrimination, fraud and exploitation.


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    By Doug Cunningham 21,000 CWA workers at AT&T Mobility will strike Friday if no new labor agreement is reached by then. It will be a one day strike - with workers returning to work Monday, May 22nd.


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    By Doug Cunningham Yale University grad student workers pushing for Yale to recognize and bargain with their union are still fasting in protest. UNITE HERE LOCAL 33 Chair Aaron Greenberg is a PhD candidate in Yale's political science department.


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    By Doug Cunningham [Richard Stutman]: "We are at impasse on a lot of issues, but three in particular that prohibit us from making progress on everything else." Boston Teachers Union President Richard Stutman.


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    By Doug Cunningham A coalition of labor unions representing Connecticut public workers are facing $1.5 billion dollars in concession demands underscored by the real and imminent threat of potentially thousands of layoffs. One union in the coalition is the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Council 4. AFSCME Council 4 spokesperson Larry Dorman.


    Read More...
    By Doug Cunningham The FCC's 2-1 vote to end Obama era net neutrality rules is the beginning of a new fight over free speech and equal access for all data on the internet. The Writer's Guild - which supports net neutrality - is a labor union of thousands of professionals who create much of what is seen or heard on television and film in the U.S.


    Read More...

    By JoAnne Powers Striking CWA workers at AT&T are returning to work today.  JoAnne Powers has more: Forty thousand AT&T workers across the nation walked off their jobs Friday afternoon for a weekend-long strike against the telecom giant.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Tens of thousands of Communications Workers of America (CWA) workers walked off their jobs Friday afternoon and are on strike against AT&T. CWA says workers in 36 states and Washington DC are on strike until Monday. CWA union steward Jonathan Krueter joined his co-workers walking off their jobs Friday afternoon in Madison Wisconsin.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO says re-negotiating NAFTA -the North American Free Trade Agreement - offers potential for progress for workers but a "good outcome is far from guaranteed". AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka says working people have set a high standard for what we need in a NAFTA re-negotiation.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Republicans generally claim to hate government regulations, but tend to want to tightly regulate or abolish union rights - most often with the goal of weakening labor unions financially and politically. One case in point is HR 1461. The anti-union bill by Texas Republican Rep. Jodey Arrington seeks to weaken and cripple AFGE - the union representing VA workers.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Workers and their supporters, including New York state lawmakers, rallied in New York City Thursday against corporate use forced arbitration contracts. They announced legislation to end the widespread use of forced arbitration contracts that decimate worker and consumer rights to access the courts when dealing with wage theft, discrimination, fraud and exploitation.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham 21,000 CWA workers at AT&T Mobility will strike Friday if no new labor agreement is reached by then. It will be a one day strike - with workers returning to work Monday, May 22nd.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Yale University grad student workers pushing for Yale to recognize and bargain with their union are still fasting in protest. UNITE HERE LOCAL 33 Chair Aaron Greenberg is a PhD candidate in Yale's political science department.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham [Richard Stutman]: "We are at impasse on a lot of issues, but three in particular that prohibit us from making progress on everything else." Boston Teachers Union President Richard Stutman.


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    By Doug Cunningham A coalition of labor unions representing Connecticut public workers are facing $1.5 billion dollars in concession demands underscored by the real and imminent threat of potentially thousands of layoffs. One union in the coalition is the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Council 4. AFSCME Council 4 spokesperson Larry Dorman.


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