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A CEO and a union working together to bring jobs back from China? It's happening in Texas.

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Electrical workers are raising the alarm about loopholes in the Affordable Care Act that threaten to undermine quality coverage for more than 26 million Americans.

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At a press event, union leaders announced plans to launch a national campaign to refocus America’s national priorities on the needs of working men and women, demanding an economy that works for all, not just those at the top.

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been going after organized labor with particular vehemence on the campaign trail, telling members of the anti-union Associated Builders and Contractors gathered Thursday for the group’s annual convention in Phoenix:

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Cross Posted From the IBEW Now News Blog

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While your family is celebrating the holidays this year, workers in Wisconsin continue to fight for their rights.

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As the Verizon strike enters its second week, thousands of untrained replacement workers and managers have been sent to do the jobs of more than 45,000 IBEW and CWA members up and down the East Coast.

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The Verizon strike enters its third day as more than 45,000 employees protest the company’s demand for more than $1 billion in cutbacks to health care, retirement and other benefits.

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Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 06:19 AM PDT

Verizon Strike: Day 2

by The Electrical Worker

More than 45,000 Verizon workers from Massachustts to Virginia went on strike Sunday. Aug. 7, protesting efforts to take away hard won gains that have helped telecommunications workers secure a spot in the middle class for nearly 50 years.  

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A plan by Sempra Energy, the corporate parent of San Diego Gas and Electric, to outsource green energy production to Mexico is facing sharp resistance from San Diego Local 569, supported by a recently-released study  showing the damage that would be done if the U.S. Department of Energy approves Sempra’s application later this year.

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Philips Workers Honored for Their Fight

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Everyone could use a voice on the job, even white-collar professionals like lawyers.

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