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Sept. 19, 1981: Between 400,000 and 500,000 unionists converge on Washington D.C., for a Solidarity Day march and rally protesting Republican policies.

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Immigration Reform Must Include Workers' Rights
Posted On: Feb 01, 2013

Feb. 1, 2013 | The primary reason people come to the United States from other nations is the potential for good work. It's not enough for immigrants to have legal status to stay here. They must have legal rights as employees to speak out against wage theft and abusive working conditions – and to exercise their freedoms to associate and engage in collective bargaining. In recent decades, unions that were once isolationist have come around to this position. That's why, in the current debate, organized labor is one of the strongest institutional voices speaking out in favor of immigrant rights. Read more at Talking Union.


 
 
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