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VOICES: The labor law reform we need

July 13, 2012 - History shows that union membership has grown when labor has been on the offensive fighting for all workers. That's why SEIU organizer Rand Wilson argues that the movement's next fight should be for state laws requiring "just cause" before a worker is fired.

INVESTIGATION: 'Socially conscious' Democratic lobby firm working for Wal-Mart to kill labor bill

April 24, 2009 - In the world of cut-throat Washington lobbying, Virginia-based D & P Creative Strategies wants you to think they're different. The slogan of the small firm - which proudly states on its website that it's "100% minority and woman-owned" - is "Consulting with a Social Conscience." As if to separate themselves from the image of the mercenary, anything-for-the-money culture of K Street, the company instead projects an image of mission-based lobbying with values: