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The Attack On Public Workers & How To Fight Back

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“On the other coast, recently elected Democratic governor of California Jerry Brown has declared that workers are going to have to make sacrifices and has emphasized that he is fully prepared to “do some things that organized labor doesn’t like.” In particular he, too, has plans to demand take-backs in relation to public worker pensions, […]

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Report on Solidarity Day III Campaign: The Struggle Has Just Begun

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We are disappointed to inform you that a Solidarity Day III event where the labor movement would mobilize and demand that the government institute a massive jobs-creation program is not going to take place — for now. Unfortunately, the top officials of the AFL-CIO failed to move on this proposal at its special meeting of […]

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With Labor’s Support We Can Get the California Democracy Act on the Ballot and SFLC Resolution

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With Labor’s Support We Can Get the California Democracy Act on the Ballot and SFLC Resolution Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Resolution for an Ad Hoc Labor Council Committee to Save Public Education, Social Services and For Progressive Taxation San Francisco Labor Council Introduction by Workers Action Below are two items. (1) A Special Workers Emergency […]

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WERC Update: Toward a Labor-Led Solidarity Day III Demonstration in Washington, DC

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Dear Sisters and Brothers, The endorsement by the South Carolina State AFL-CIO of the call for labor to organize a Solidarity Day III demonstration in Washington, DC has served to inspire others to join this campaign. We have recently received additional important endorsements that we are listing here: The Council of New Jersey State College […]

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South Carolina AFL-CIO Resolution

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In Support of a Labor-Sponsored March on Washington and Letter from the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Co-Conveners Introduction by Workers Action Workers Action is pleased to publish the following resolution from the South Carolina State AFL-CIO in Support of a Labor-Sponsored March on Washington Demanding Jobs. This is the first statewide AFL-CIO to endorse this […]

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CFT Endorses the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign

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CFT RESOLUTION 35 CALIFORNIA FEDERATION OF TEACHERS CONVENTION 2009 Endorses the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Submitted by the United Teachers Los Angeles, AFT Local 1021 Committee Socio-Political April 1, 2009 Whereas, in recent months we have witnessed billions of dollars pumped into the financial institutions with no strings attached. Reckless behavior and greed have been […]

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California Labor Federation Endorses Call for Solidarity Day III March in Washington DC for Jobs, Peace and Justice

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California Labor Federation Endorses Call for Solidarity Day III in Washington, D.C., for Jobs, Peace and Justice Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign The Executive Council of the California Labor Federation, representing two million organized workers, over one-sixth of the membership of the AFL-CIO, passed a resolution on Feb. 23, 2010, calling on the AFL-CIO and Change […]

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Nationalization: To Be or Not To Be?

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Below are several articles addressing the issue of nationalizing the banks. Because of the increasing severity of the economic crisis and because the banks have been given billions of taxpayer dollars but still refuse to lend money, we in the Workers’ Emergency Recovery Campaign believe the question of nationalization should be thoroughly discussed and debated. […]

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