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  • Cesar Chavez's legacy is at work in the White House

    Cesar Chavez's legacy is at work in the White House
    WASHINGTON — When prominent Latino activists meet with President Obama, there's one White House staff member present whom many of them have known since she was a child.
  • Aide brings Chavez family cred to Obama White House

    Aide brings Chavez family cred to Obama White House
    WASHINGTON -- When prominent Latino activists meet with President Obama, there’s one White House staff member present whom many of them have known since she was a child. Julie Chavez Rodriguez grew up handing out leaflets and knocking on doors...

    Union leaders not giving up on the South

    Union leaders not giving up on the South
    Union leaders were still reeling three days after their devastating defeat at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant, but the leader of the AFL-CIO said labor would keep trying to organize workers in the South — even if it's an uphill battle. "We are...

    NLRB proposes rule to expedite union election process

    NLRB proposes rule to expedite union election process
    The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday reignited a debate after proposing rules that would speed up and streamline union elections, a move business groups immediately opposed. The NLRB, divided along party lines, faces a battle with business...

    Republicans draft plan for immigration reform

    Republicans draft plan for immigration reform
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. — A Republican blueprint for immigration reform offers legalization for some of the nation's 11 million people who are in the country illegally, but no special pathway to citizenship except in the cases of children brought here by...