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Scott Walker accused of violating OSHA rules when he climbs out of pit in ad

By Sean Higgins | 09/17/14 04:48 PM

Scott Walker accused of violating OSHA rules when he climbs out of pit in ad

"Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.
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Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharply

Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharply

By JOSH BOAK | 09/18/14 09:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening. The four-week average of applications, a less volatile measure, fell 4,750 to 299,500, the Labor...
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Out of Touch With America: Are Unions Obsolete?

Out of Touch With America: Are Unions Obsolete?

The rise and current decline of organized labor in America: How unions lost touch with the workplace and their own members. A 5-chapter series.
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