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February 06, 2016

On This Day in 2003:
President Bill Clinton signs the Family and Medical Leave Act. The law requires most employers of 50 or more workers to grant up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a family or medical emergency.

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Why Immigration Is a Top Priority for Labor
Posted On: Mar 06, 2013
Mar. 6, 2013 | LABOR MOVEMENT | Immigrants' rights are workers' rights. These days, that idea is a principle held dear by the U.S. labor movement. But that wasn't always the case. As recently as the mid-1990s, many unions took protectionist stances against allowing new immigrants to come to this country. It was only after these unions saw the abuses that became prevalent under the employer-driven system for verifying immigration status that the labor movement embraced a new position. The movement recognized that for working people to thrive, all employees had to have full rights in the workplace. Continue reading here.









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