Alarmed at the AFL-CIO's official silence, an Iraqi oil union leader and others drafted their own resolution, addressed directly to U.S. workers.
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Fast food strikers won air conditioners Friday afternoon. But an Iowa court upheld the firing of a dental assistant whose boss found her so attractive it was "a big threat" to his marriage.
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Florida just prohibited cities from mandating sick leave, and a survey shows Congressional staffers trust CEOs more than unionists. But it's not all bad news: Adjuncts at religious colleges get the green light to unionize, and interns are finally getting some respect.