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Message from May Day resonates today

April 25, 2011 The Guardsman 4

Every protection enjoyed by working people, from a minimum wage to child labor laws, was fought for by organized labor and was opposed tooth and nail by the companies that benefited from the exploitation of workers.

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CA commission takes aim at state pensions

March 10, 2011 The Guardsman 0

A report recommending California to overhaul its public pension system released by an independent state oversight agency on Feb. 24 could propel the state into a series of labor and union struggles similar to those happening in Wisconsin.