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Labor Raises the Floor in Nashville

Chris Brooks & Rebecca Kolins Givan American Prospect
As construction booms in an increasingly progressive city, workers find the power to unionize in the otherwise non-union South.

The Workers Defense Project, a Union in Spirit

Steven Greenhouse New York Times
The Workers Defense Project, founded in 2002, has emerged as one of the nation's most creative organizations for immigrant workers. Its focus is the Texas construction industry, which employs more than 600,000 workers. It is one of 225 worker centers nationwide, aiding immigrant workers. Workers Centers show what is possible, and may help infuse new life into the labor movement.
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