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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 >>>

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to the summer holiday season. While the day honors those who have given their lives defending the nation, the weekend also marks the start of grilling season. Here’s some union-made food and drink to get your barbecue off to a great start. Read more >>>

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important 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>>>

Last week, union activists around Virginia took part in the AFL-CIO’s “Good Jobs Now, Make Wall Street Pay” week of action. In Roanoke, Norfolk and Newport News members from CWA, IBEW, SMWIA and UA locals educated the public about Wall Street’s continued shenanigans.

From WJBK Fox News Detroit

Helmets to Hardhats Finds Construction Jobs for Veterans:

 

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Pictures from the 2009 SkillsUSA Virginia Leadership Conference and Skills Competition.

Visit www.vaskillsusa.org for more information on SkillsUSA Virginia.

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