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December 11, 2015

How the TPP Trade Agreement Would Undermine Human Rights Across the Globe

Human Rights Day is observed every year on Dec. 10. It commemorates the day that the U.N. General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, which was later supplemented by adoption of the International Covenant on Economic, So...
December 12, 2015

Pair of New York Military Vets Exemplify Power of Union Apprenticeship Through Helmets to Hardhats

The TimesLedger recently featured a pair of Queens, N.Y., Iraq war veterans who transitioned to civilian life through steamfitter apprenticeships in the Helmets to Hardhats program. The program places military veterans and military membe...
December 13, 2015

The Working People Weekly List

Every Sunday, 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.
December 14, 2015

Worker Wins Update: Workers Continue to Make Waves and Raise Wages this Season

Workers across the country finished 2015 strong, fighting for and achieving several significant victories to help create a better life for all working families.