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Obama Gives Support To UAW Workers Striking ‘Big Three’ Automakers

The former president, whose administration once bailed two of the companies out, said it’s time for car manufacturers to “do right” by workers.

Amazon Union President Chris Smalls Blasts Unfair Labor Practices

The labor leader said big companies don’t face repercussions for treating workers badly.

College Athletes Take Labor Cause to Capitol Hill

Athletes seek congressional allies in unionization effort.

Northwestern University Football Players Allowed to Unionize

Board ruling says athletes are school employees.

MOW Diary: Standing Up for Trayvon

The march opened Missouri teen Darian Thomas' eyes.
A. Philip Randolph

This Day in Black History: Aug. 25, 1925

A. Philip Randolph leads Sleeping Car Porters.

Patrick Gaspard, a Political Organizer Who Rose to the Top

Gaspard worked for Jesse Jackson and David Dinkins.

Commentary: The Disturbing Picture From Tampa

The convention is largely white and highly conservative.
Obama Announces $8 Billion Fund to Decrease Unemployment  - On Monday, the commander-in-chief called on Congress to create an $8 billion fund to get community colleges and businesses to work together and train two million workers with skills that will lead directly to jobs as part of his proposed $4 trillion budget for 2013.(Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Announces $8 Billion Fund to Decrease Unemployment

Two million community college students will be job-trained.