The Daily Read – August 30, 2011

By Erica Varlese

United Automobile Workers is pushing for increased entry-level pay as part of a national labor agreement.

The Communication Workers of America is campaigning against the Republican push to make it harder for rail and airline workers to unionize.

Jennifer Steinhauer, of the New York Times, takes a look at upcoming talks on the Hill regarding jobs, spending, and the economy.

This week is “Labor Rights Week” and it hit the ground running with an agreement to protect migrant workers employed in the United States.

New York’s commuters are facing difficulties in getting to work after Hurricane Irene.



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