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North Dakota Death Rate Highest For Workers, Shows Report

The AFL-CIO, the largest union federation in the U.S., this week released its annual report on worker deaths. The report found that 4,693 U.S. workers died while on the job in 2011, and that an estimated 50,000 die each year from “occupational diseases.” The report breaks down the demographics of the latest worker death data available. Latino workers were found …

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AFL-CIO Unions Vote To Endorse Obama Again

In a very unsurprising story, the AFL-CIO union has voted to endorse President Obama again. Citing their shared values as a reason AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this to say: “With our endorsement today, we affirm our faith in him—and pledge to work with him through the election and his second term to restore fairness, security and shared prosperity.” He …

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