October 30, 2014
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Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).


You Still Have Time to Influence the Outcome of the 2014 Election

OK, so you've researched the candidates and figured out which ones are the best for working families. And you've either voted early or made a plan to vote. But you just don't feel like you've done enough to make sure that Tuesday's election doesn't turn into a nightmare scenario where Republicans shut down the government or take away workers' rights. What can you do?


What Union Members Are Doing This Week

Welcome to our regular feature that takes a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions, state federations and other working family organizations are doing around the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here's a look at the broad range of activities we're engaged in this week.


WaPo Rally: Workers Defend Career-Quality Jobs at Top-Tier Newspaper

Scores of workers at The Washington Post rallied with a boisterous crowd of supporters, including a small marching band, on the sidewalk in front of the Post building on 15th Street, N.W., during the noon hour today.


Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working family’s news we're reading today (after the jump).


The Koch Sisters on Paid Sick Days

Unlike the Koch brothers, the Koch Sisters know what it's like to have a job without paid sick days. It's common sense to support paid sick days, says Karen Koch.


Make a Plan to Vote: It’s Easy

Election Day is a week away, but you still have time to make a plan to vote. It’s easy and we’ll help you. Go to our Make a Plan Tool and map out when you’ll vote, how you’ll get to your polling place and we'll send you reminders to make voting and Election Day even easier.

Make a plan to vote today!


New Jersey’s First Labor-Led Naturalization Center Empowers Immigrants, New Voters

The AFL-CIO’s national campaign to build stronger communities by empowering eligible immigrants to become citizens and fully engage in the democratic process has become a reality in New Jersey, with the opening of the state’s first labor-led naturalization and community center.


Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).


You'd Better Check Your Registration in Georgia: Winners and Losers of the Week

In our regular weekly feature, we'll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.


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