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Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

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An administrative law judge at the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walmart retaliated against workers for participating in strikes. Walmart claimed that the workers' actions were not protected under the National Labor Relations Act and that it was legitimate to fire the employees for violating the company's attendance policy. Judge Geoffrey Carter ruled against Walmart. Read more >>>

The U.S. government claims the labor protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership are “gold standard,” but we need to look no further than Honduras to see how inadequate and unenforced labor obligations endanger workers’ lives and weaken workers' rights. Read more >>>

If you weren't able to make it to Washington, D.C., for the 2016 AFL-CIO Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, you can see highlights from the inspiring event in this new video from the Transport Workers (TWU). Read more >>>

This post originally appeared at the Labor's Edge Blog.

When it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the operative question for Americans to ask is “Where are the Jobs?” According to two new independent analyses, they’re nonexistent.

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Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Read more >>>

The Mississippi AFL-CIO is the state federation of labor representing over 50,000 members of 25 or more unions throughout Mississippi. The mission of the Mississippi AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state and the nation.

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