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When 59 Children Died on Christmas Eve 1913, the World Cried with the Town of Calumet, Mich.

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 7:00am

It was the night before Christmas in 1913 in Calumet, Mich., and disaster was about to hit for the 7,000 miners and their families who had been on strike against the C&H Copper Mining Co. since July.

AFL-CIO Joins Broad Coalition to Fight for Affordable Medicines

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:56am

Yesterday, the AFL-CIO’s own Thea Lee joined AARPDoctors Without BordersOxfam America and the Generic Pharmaceutical Association in urging President Obama to fix proposals in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)—a trade and economic governance deal currently under negotiation—that could leave us all paying more for life-saving prescription medicines.