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Why Is the Post Office Buying Bullets?


No One Hires Vets like the Postal Service


People Aren’t Getting Their Mail Because of One Tiny Dog


CFC Pledges Fall 19 Percent in 2013


'Billion-dollar Bet' on Postal Service


Postal Service Drives toward Tech Future


Postal Service to Reduce Workforce by 10,000


Ten Ways the USPS Could Save the Economy and Change Our Lives


New Jersey Postal Clerk Returns Wallet with $4,800 in Cash


Is USPS Delivering a Better Deal for Small Parcels?


The Senate Can't Part With Saturday Mail Delivery


Not Dead Yet The U.S. Postal Service Tests Same-Day Delivery

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 A Big Idea to Save the Post Office: Turn It Into a Bank


 Can Becoming a Bank save the Post Office?


 Post Office Banking Plan Gains Support


 Would the U.S. Postal Service Make a Better Banker for the Poor?


 Inspector General: Since Postage Is Not Enough, Add Debit Cards, Loans

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Better Hurry This Guy's Trying to Visit All 31,272 Post Offices


Not News Clerks Hit Hardest by USPS Cuts. Headquarters Staff Grows.


Unions Angered by Postal Service's Staples Outlets


The U.S. P. S. Can Win the Battle for Same-Day Delivery


An Unlikely Star of the Holiday-Shipping Season: The USPS


Root for the Postal Service to Survive


Ralph Nader Wants You to Save the Post Office


FedEx Earnings: Is the Amazon-USPS Deal a Bigger Threat Than UPS?


The Unstoppable Postal-Service Retreat Starts in Canada


U.S. Postal Service to Test Same-Day Delivery in New York


Postal Service Kicks off `Operation Santa` Holiday Program


Cheapest Holiday Shipping: FedEx, UPS, or the Post Office?


Sculptor Sues Postal Service over Mistaken Lady Liberty Stamp


Berkeley's Struggle to Save the Post Office


Is Harry Potter Stamp Un-american?


Amazon Sunday Shipping Will Help the USPS, But Not Enough


The Real Reason the Postal Service's Outlook Is Improving


Neither Snow nor Rain nor Funding Troubles...


U.S. Postal Service Narrows Loss for 2013 Fiscal Year


Amazon Puts Mail Carriers to Work on Sundays


Postal Service (Yawn) Defaults Again


Postal Service Defaults on $5.6 Billion Payment


NEWS USPS Seeks 3-cent Increase for First-class Mail


NOT NEWS FedEx, DHL  Shipping Rates to Rise


Postal Rate Hike Proposal Faces Senate Scrutiny


U.S. Postal Service Pays Futurist to Study Stamps' Fate


Lobbyists: Postal Service Will Try to Hike Stamp Price


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Most Dangerous Federal Jobs? Postal Service Tops List


Big Early-out Offer Coming for USPS Management


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GAO: Postal Health Plan Could Hike Costs to Workers


COLAs Coming Next Month for Many


USPS Boosting Package Delivery to Cut Losses


USPS -- No Taxpayer Bailout Needed, If Congress Acts


U.S. Postal Sees $500 Million From Priority Mail Changes


Postal Service Revamps Priority Mail Program


AP Interview: USPS Eyes Alcohol Deliveries


Britain's Centuries-old Royal Mail Eyes End of State Control


Postal Service Overtime Costs Topped $3.5 Billion in 2012

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UAW Withdraws Appeal of Volkswagen Union Vote


The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce


Americans Increasingly Prefer Democrats on Healthcare


Workers Say Walmart Chairman Owes $7.8 Billion Tax

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United Auto Workers Membership Grows


Volkswagen Expansion Talks at Standstill in Tenn.


UAW Subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW Challenge

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The Koch's 'Secret Bank' Takes Another Step Out of the Shadows


UPS Fired Workers - Just Got Their Jobs Back


As Wage Debate Rages, Some Have Made the Shift


Wal-Mart, McDonald's, Costco, and Chipotle: The Myopia of Low Wages


In Minimum-Wage Debate, Tipped Workers Have Place at Table


Union Claims Tennessee Officials Frightened Workers


Irrational Hatred of Obamacare Is Hard to Fathom


CEO Pay: 'Unbelievably Piggish and Outrageous...’


Former McDonald’s Store Managers Say They Withheld Wages


The Conservative Case against Capitalism


UPS Fires 250 Employees for a 90-minute Protest Defending Co-worker


American Airlines Unions Say Merger Gains Passed Them By


Obamacare’s Huge Numbers: Here's a Guide to GOP Excuse-making


Five Obamacare Disasters That Haven’t Happened


Report: Tenn. Offered Contingent Incentives to VW


Paul Ryan Rehashes an Old Social Security Lie--at Your Expense


Half A Million People With College Degrees Are Working For Minimum Wage


How You, I, and Everyone Got the Top 1 Percent All Wrong


College Athletes Can Unionize, Federal Agency Says


Wal-Mart Makes Official Its Reliance on Food-stamp Recipients for Profits


The 'Wealthy Poor' Replace the Middle Class - Boo Hoo


The Burger Chain That Pays $10 An Hour With Benefits


For Time Warner Cable Executives, Billowing Golden Parachutes


Staples' Increased Focus on E-commerce Means Fewer Stores


Anti-Union Volkswagen Workers May Have Screwed Themselves


Terrifying Report about Working at the Bottom of Economy


Richmond, Calif., Just Approved America's Highest Minimum Wage


Three Myths about the Long-term Unemployed


McDonald's Owner to Pay $500K to Settle Worker Claims


McDonald's Wage Theft Is a Feature, Not a Bug


Low-Wage Workers Finding It’s Easier to Fall Into Poverty

and Harder to Get Out

Not News UPS Raises Freight Unit Shipping Rates


Five Big Overtime Pay Violators


Workers Sue McDonald's for Stealing Wages


McDonald's Hit by Lawsuits over Worker Pay


Henry Ford Had a Better Idea


Watch an Expert Teach a Smug U.S. Senator about Canadian Healthcare


Anti-union Workers Sue Volkswagen, UAW over Tennessee Plant


Get Ready for a Bigger Push in Washington to Raise the Minimum Wage


Increasing the Minimum Wage Will Save Us $4.6 Billion a Year


What Really Caused the Decline of American Unions?


Not News FedEx Raises Freight Unit Rates 3.9 Percent


I'd Love to See Minimum Wage at $15 an Hour - Warren Buffett


Walmart and the Middle Class, Sinking Together


Philly-area Sports Bar to Pay $8M in Back Wages


Faith Leaders Arrested Protesting Poverty for UPMC Workers


Making the Economic Case for More than the Minimum Wage


Legal Challenge to VW Union Election Could Be 'Uncharted Territory'


Whiny One-Percenter Puts His Foot in His Mouth...again


Billionaires' Wealth Skyrocketing. Their Philanthropy, Not So Much.


Labor Board Tries Again to Change Union Rules


VW Plant's Union Vote Could Be a Southern Labor Breakthrough


Biden Warns of War on Labor, Says Outlook Is Dim


Labor Unions Pack Pa. Capitol over Paycheck Bill


Cambodians Risk Their Lives for $160 a Month


A Mass Labor Dispute in Cambodia Turns Deadly


Question Day: Why Was George W. Bush a Disaster?


Republicans Discover Evidence of Jobs Crisis


The Middle Class Is Steadily Eroding. Just Ask the Business World.


What a $10.10/hour Minimum Wage Means for Starbucks


Wage Against the Machine


A Millionaire Explains: The Rich Are Victims - as Food Stamps Are Cut


College Football Players Seek Union Status


The New Face of Food Stamps: Working-age Americans


The Myth of the American Dream


Wealth Gap: A Guide to What It Is, Why It Matters


Seven Setbacks for the Middle Class


Help Struggling Workers: Eliminate the Corporate Income Tax!?!


Little Has Changed Year after Gop's Planned Reboot


Eighty-five Richest People Own as Much as Bottom Half


No, You Can’t Just Bootstrap Yourself Out of Poverty


Republicans 'Enemies of the Poor'


Eight Conservative Anti-Poverty Ideas That Will Make Things So Much Worse


Why So Many Poor Can't Improve Their Lot


NLRB Files Retaliation Complaint against Wal-mart


Boeing Machinists' Plight Marks Changing Times For Labor


Why Don't the Jobless Get the Same Tapering Touch as Banks?


Benefits Lapse Severs Lifeline for Longtime Jobless


Million+ Americans Have a Terrible Christmas


Out of Jobs, Out of Benefits, Out of Luck


Focus on America's Forgotten 46 Million


Santa's Sleigh Delayed after Snags at UPS, FedEx


UPS, FedEx Scrambling to Deliver Late Christmas Packages


Fast-Food Workers of the World, Unite!


McDonald's Advises Its Employees To Stay Away From Fast Food


McDonalds Out of Touch Tipping Advice


The Myth of America's Decline: Why the 'Declinists' Are Wrong (Again)


Inequality Hits People Hardest At Worst Possible Moment, in 1 Chart


Rand Paul: Unemployment Extension - A 'Disservice' To Workers


With Food Stamp Cuts, GOP Turns Its Back on the Hungry


McDonald's And Starbucks' CEOs Make More Than $9,200 An Hour


Worst Rental Affordability Crisis That This Country Has Known


McDonald's Gives Workers Advice For How To Tip Au Pairs


NOT NEWS FedEx Matches UPS's 4.9% Rate Hike


Governor To McConnell: Get Your Facts Straight On Obamacare


Fast-food Strikes Return amid Push for Wage Hikes


North Carolina Fast Food Workers Demand More Money


Fast-Food Workers Strike to Demand Living Wage


Obama, in Speech, to Focus on Income Disparities


Bay Area Rail Unions Sue to Enforce Contract That Ended Strike


Wal-mart Pays Lawyer Fees for Dozens of Execs in Bribery Probe


Wal-Mart's Chairman Burned Through Millions Of Dollars - In Seconds


DC Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike


'Thinking Globally, Acting Locally' In the Minimum Wage Fight


Wage Strikes Planned at Fast-Food Outlets


With Food Stamp Cuts, GOP Turns Its Back on the Hungry


Why Unpaid Internships Negatively Impact Women


Federal Cuts Biting into Home Heating Aid


Why the American Worker Is Miserable


Could The 'Rolling Jubilee' Free Americans From Debt?


Ten Companies Paying Americans the Least


Eleven Reasons To Love Costco That Have Nothing To Do With Shopping


Walmart Broke Labor Law & Retaliated Against Workers, NLRB Charges


Report : Many fast-food workers are living in poverty


Wisconsin High Court Reviewing Collective-Bargaining Law


Some Unions Could Get Break from Health Care Fees


Animosity toward Affordable Health Care Is Hard to Fathom


Do Workers Even Stand a Chance in the Fight for $15?


Could This Paper Make a Change in Minimum Wage Thinking?


Burger Cooks Cost $7 Billion a Year in Government Aid


How Two Billionaires Rescued a Union Bank


Minimum wage victories build momentum for 2014


NJ Voters Support Annual Minimum Wage Hike


Backers of $15 Minimum Wage Declare Victory in Seattle Suburb


The Real Reason So Many Americans Are Poor


Louisiana Parish Provides Extreme Example of Inequality


Shutdown Affected Us in Ways We Did Not See


Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers the Most Money


Obamacare Myth, Destroying Full-Time Jobs, Just Got Debunked


Republicans Are No Longer the Party of Business


Warning U.S. Against ‘Catastrophic’ Default


The Reckoning the Republicans Need


Sequester: 'From Merely Stupid to Dangerous'


How Income Inequality Hurts America


Yes, It Is John Boehner's Fault


California Minimum Wage Soars to $10


Wis. Unions File Contempt Motion over Restrictions


The Biggest Myth About Obamacare


Man, 77, Prepares Burgers Earning in Week His Former Hourly Wage


The 99% Owe “A Debt of Gratitude” to the 1% --?!?


The Right Is Wrong about Rights


Robert Reich vs. Income Inequality


Wal-Mart Workers are Gearing Up for Another Demonstration


The Rich Got a Lot Richer since the Financial Crisis


Obamacare Saved Consumers $1.2 Billion in 2012 Premiums, HHS says


Fifteen Percent of Americans Living in Poverty


Forty-eight Million Americans without Health Insurance


What the GOP Has to Love About Obamacare


Agency: Firms Can't Only Use Debit Cards to Pay


Top 1% Getting 95% of Income Gains: Is Washington Responsible?


What Should We Do about Income Inequality?


California Poised to Raise Minimum Wage to $10


Starbucks Won't Cut Worker Benefits Ahead of Obamacare


Fed Researchers: Obamacare Not to Blame for Jump in Part-time Jobs


The Real Reasons You’re Unhappy at Work


Wall Street Fat Cats Imprisoned Like ‘Goodfellas’


Must-Reads on Income Inequality and the Rich-Poor Gap


Why Greedy CEOs May Be Terrified Right Now


Fast-Food Strikes Set for Cities Nationwide


Wal-Mart Agrees to Safety Improvements at 2,857 Stores


Taco Bell  - Worst-Paying Fast Food Company

In-N-Out Burger Is The Best


Worker Wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco


Twelve Cruel Anti-Suffragette Cartoons


New Jobs Disproportionately Low-pay or Part-time


Unions Get Creative to Halt Decline in Membership


Revealed: What's Wrong With American Business Culture & Economy

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Fast Food Workers Walked Out Of Work To Protest Low Pay


McDonald's Could Just Double Wages For Employees,

Not Raise Price Of Big Macs, And Just Make Less Money ...


The Rising Rebellion of the McDonald's Worker


Fast Food Fight! Workers Protest for Minimum Wage Hike


This Is What Would Happen If Fast-Food Workers Got Raises


The Real Budgets of McDonald's Workers


How She Lives On Minimum Wage: A McDonald's Worker's Budget


McDonald's Employee Budget Has Everyone Up In Arms

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GOP Donor's School Grade Changed


Will Your Congressman Retire Richer Than You?


Are Hourly Workers Being Short-Changed With Payroll Cards?

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Indiana Fudges On Health Costs To Make Obamacare Look Bad


Poll: Most Americans Don’t Want Congress to Repeal Obamacare

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This Is the Way Blue-Collar America Ends


Congress Sets a New Record for Being Hated


More Evidence: Colleges Give Money to Those Least in Need


A Backdoor Approach to Union Organizing


Ten Good Things About Obamacare


Are Americans ‘Subsidizing’ Astronomical CEO Pay?


It's Official: Random Inspections Improve Workplace Safety


Jumbo Severance Packages for Top CEOs Are Growing


Costco: The Cheapest, Happiest Company in the World


Is Wal-Mart Mooching Off Taxpayers to Keep Wages Low?


Wal-Mart's Low Wages Cost Taxpayers


The Top 1% Now Controls 39% Of The World's Wealth


Reuters Editorial: Stinging Indictment Of Wall Street Bankers


Poor Hit Hardest by Washington Budget Cuts


CEO Pay Rises to $9.7 Million on Average in 2012


Higher College Tuition As Administrative Salaries Rise


Why Bad Bosses Are Bad For Business


GOP Seeks Alternative to Overtime Pay


CEO Pay Is More Out of Whack than Ever


$50M for Getting Fired?


Why We Need Labor Unions After All



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