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WIN Labor Report: March 24, 2013

Sun, 2013-03-24 09:24
* Special Report: Domestic workers for for bill of rights in California

WIN Labor Report: March 22, 2013

Thu, 2013-03-21 20:12
* Chicago families protest closure of nearly 50 schools * Federal employees in tax arrears could be sent packing

WIN Labor Report: March 21, 2013

Wed, 2013-03-20 19:42
* Post office closures could be major blow to New York boroughs * AFT laments Congressional failure to pass assault weapon ban * Aerospace Defense Command not immune to furloughs * Faith leaders step up for fast food workers

WIN Labor Report: March 20, 2013

Tue, 2013-03-19 19:35
* Sequester rallies spreading throughout country * Sequester cuts impacting nuclear contamination clean-up

WIN Labor Report : March 19, 2013

Tue, 2013-03-19 05:02
AFL-CIO Organizing Director Elizabeth Bunn: Reason For Optimism In New Worker Organizing Models – 03/19/13
Las Vegas Taxi Drivers In Third Week Of Strike – 03/19/13
Waste Management Workers Using Targeted Strike Protests – 03/19/13

WIN Labor Report: March 18, 2013

Sun, 2013-03-17 16:27
* New book suggests health care teams go 'beyond the checklist'

WIN Labor Report: March 15, 2013

Thu, 2013-03-14 14:51
* Congressional neighbor questions Paul Ryan's budget logic * Immigration reform seems to have momentum * Has the U.S./Korea free trade agreement backfired? * North Carolina calls for progressive tax system

WIN Labor Report: March 14, 2013

Wed, 2013-03-13 19:14
* McDonald's franchisee under fire for abusing worker visas * Paul Ryan's zombie proposal * Teamsters push Bloomberg to intervene in equal pay suit * Portland most recent city to provide paid sick leave

WIN Labor Report: March 13, 2013

Tue, 2013-03-12 19:43
* AFL-CIO to seek new models of representation * Is the job hunt getting easier? * Teamsters will launch campaign in Memphis bringing attention to Allied Waste

WIN Labor Report: March 12, 2013

Mon, 2013-03-11 15:37
* Olympia healthcare workers on strike * Extended pay freeze for federal workers salt in sequester wound

WIN Labor Report: March 11, 2013

Sun, 2013-03-10 15:25
* Report details employers abusing ICE to silence workers

WIN Labor Report: March 8, 2013

Thu, 2013-03-07 13:10
* Minnesota’s family investment program stuck in 1987 * IWW strikes for respect at Sister’s Camelot

WIN Labor Report: March 7, 2013

Wed, 2013-03-06 15:53
* California seeks to lead on comprehensive immigration reform * California bill would provide workers with new tools to fight wage theft * Sequester increases danger for federal prison workers

WIN Labor Report: March 6, 2013

Tue, 2013-03-05 12:40
Workers Independent News daily national labor radio newscast:

Bills Introduced To Raise Federal Minimum Wage To $10.10 An Hour- 03/06/13
Embassy Security And Disaster Relief Are Being Impacted By Federal Sequester Cuts- 03/06/13
AFT President Randi Weingarten Hails Labor Movement Stand On Marriage Equality- 03/06/12
Flight Attendants Union Coalition Blasts TSA Proposal To Allow Knives On Planes- 03/06/13

WIN Labor Report: March 5, 2013

Mon, 2013-03-04 18:20
* USW President says debate and struggle over deficit reduction is the wrong fight * Will workers buy into employer offered health benefits? * UAW takes aim at Detroit's emergency financial manager

WIN Labor Report: March 4, 2013

Sun, 2013-03-03 16:29
* How certain states will be impacted by sequestration

WIN Labor Report: March 1, 2013

Thu, 2013-02-28 13:26
* Organized labor lining up in support of same sex marriage * SEIU says the time for immigration reform is now * AFL Executive Council calls for return to high0-wage economy * North Dakota Supreme Court rules in favor of unemployment for locked out sugar workers

WIN Labor Report: February 28, 2013

Wed, 2013-02-27 16:32
* Organized federal workers will have voice in furlough decisions * AFL-CIO Executive Council pledges support for pipeline infrastructure

WIN Labor Report: February 27, 2013

Tue, 2013-02-26 13:00
Workers Independent News national daily labor radio newscast:


Long-Term Jobless Workers Will Feel Sequester Pain First – AFL-CIO Calls New Simpson-Bowles Budget “Dead On Arrival’- 02/27/13
Latino Groups Join Hyatt Hotels Boycott- 02/27/13

WIN Labor Report: February 26, 2013

Mon, 2013-02-25 15:27
* Filipino workers expand class-action suit against GIS * Texas Governor receives earful for refusing Medicaid expansion