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Teamsters look to loan union muscle to UFC, citing lower pay for women fighters

Teamsters look to loan union muscle to UFC, citing lower pay for women fighters No one needs to hold a benefit for Ronda Rousey, the charismatic face of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s division who makes nearly $200,000 per fight, … Continue reading

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State of the unions

State of the unions How public opinion turned so sharply and suddenly against worker groups This summer, something remarkable happened: 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike, and no one — save a few customers dealing with service interruptions — much … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO may reduce support to Democrats

AFL-CIO may reduce support to Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) – Prominent labor leaders, frustrated that Democrats in Washington aren’t aggressively pursuing the union agenda, are threatening to limit their campaign support for Democrats, an act that would hamper the party’s bid … Continue reading

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Firefighters face new threat: private 911 service

Firefighters face new threat: private 911 service SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — For-profit ambulance companies present American communities with an offer that’s hard to refuse these days. They will take over 911 emergency rescue service at little or no charge to … Continue reading

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