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Sept. 17, 2011: The Occupy Wall Street movement is launched with an anti-Wall Street march and demonstration that ended up as a 2-month encampment in Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park. The event led to protests and movements around the world, with their focus on economic inequality, corruption, greed and the influence on government of monied interests. Their slogan: “We are the 99%.”
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Why Marriage Equality Matters to U.S. Unions, Working Families
Posted On: Mar 27, 2013

Mar. 27, 2013 | EQUAL RIGHTS | This week, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in cases that could lead to marriage equality for same-sex couples, an issue of particular importance to working families and America's union members…The AFL-CIO, along with the National Education Association (NEA) and Change to Win, filed amicus briefs challenging the constitutionality of California's PROP. 8 and DOMA in the U.S. Supreme Court. Craig Becker, AFL-CIO general counsel, says the amicus briefs in the two cases highlight the extraordinary shift in public attitudes and the firm consensus that the constitutional commitment to equality extends to same-sex couples. "The failure to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples injures working Americans in countless ways from their tax bills to their access to health benefits." Read more here.


 
 
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