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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>

Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

Good from Bad Water

Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

Sept. 6, 2010 - In a Labor Day demonstration, Philadelphia union dock workers dumped cases of Del Monte pineapples into the Delaware River today to protest Del Monte's decision to switch its banana shipping business to a different port. Read more>>

Sept. 6, 2010 - Labor Day is a celebration of working people everywhere. It recognizes what the middle class has built and the power of our shared vision. By Donald Norcross Read more>>

Sept. 4, 2010 - South Jersey labor leaders are having a tough time celebrating Labor Day this year when nearly 10 percent of the state's work force is unemployed. Read more>>

Sept. 4, 2010 - Registered nurses working at The Memorial Hospital of Salem County here have voted in the union election, but the ballots will not be counted until the National Labor Relations Board can hear an appeal filed by the hospital and CHS, the hospital’s parent corporation. Read more>>

Aug. 18, 2010 - The union representing table game dealers at Tropicana Casino and Resort has reached a tentative contract agreement with the casino, laying the groundwork for what would be the first-ever labor contract for dealers at any gaming property in Atlantic City. Read more >>

Aug. 7, 2010 - The nurses at The Memorial Hospital of Salem County have won the right to vote in a union election, according to the Health Professionals and Allied Employees union. “Memorial Hospital of Salem County has received a decision — issued on Aug. 2 by the regional director for the Philadelphia office of the National Labor Relations Board — directing an election for the purpose of allowing the hospital’s nurses to decide whether or not they want to be represented for collective bargaining purposes by the Health Professionals and Allied Employees,” James L. Angle, chief executive officer of The Memorial Hospital of Salem County, said in a statement. Read more >>

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