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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. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>

Today is Workers Memorial Day, a day we come together to remember working people who died and suffered on the job because of hazardous working conditions. In 2014, 4,821 people died on the job, millions more suffered serious injuries from their work, and thousands more working people become ill from deadly occupational diseases. These deaths are preventable. Read more >>>

The world lost a musical icon yesterday. You'll read about his impact as a musician and an entertainer elsewhere, but let's take a second to look at Prince's career-spanning fights on behalf of working people. Read more >>>

Good from Bad Water

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


The Senate on Wednesday passed a two-year, $109-billion transportation funding bill. The investment in roads and bridges would create 1 million new construction jobs. A member of the Senate transportation committee, Bernie helped write the bill. "At a time when when our infrastructure is collapsing this bill is a good step forward,” he said. Read more >>>

The Manchester Central Labor Council AFL-CIO is a political arm of the State Federation of Labor representing over [4,000] members of [42] affilliated Unions throughout the city of Manchester, New Hampshire and the surrounding towns. The mission of the Manchester Central Labor Council AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families and to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our community, the state and the nation.

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