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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...Sen. Elizabeth Warren and a giant banner reading "Workers and Community" in red, white and blue. Labor leaders Randi Weingarten and Mary Kay Henry joined Obama for the flight on Air Force One. In the corridors of the hotel hosting the breakfast...
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Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...Federation of Teachers union, the first major labor union to endorse a presidential candidate. The union is led by Randi Weingarten, a longtime Clinton ally, and comes as Clinton has sought the support of labor leaders.The former secretary of...
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Stimulus provided jobs in education, but those slots in jeopardy as states struggle trying to cut those with experience since they tend to earn more," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said in a statement. Instead of focusing on how districts do layoffs, she said "let's (improve teaching) by...


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