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Wal-Mart Depresses Wages, Study Finds
Institute for Local Self-Reliance, December 11, 2007

A $10 Minimum Wage At Wal-Mart? Better Wish For Two Front Teeth
The Huffington Post, December 7, 2007

What would it cost Wal-Mart to increase pay?
ABC 7-local news, December 6, 2007

Daniel Weintraub: How to define affordable health care is key issue
The Sacramento Bee, October 30, 2007

Tougher laws not plugging border
Contra Costa Times, October 8, 2007

Weighing the cost of health care reform
The Sacramento Bee, October 7, 2007

Grocery workers join forces, seek more clout in talks
The Sacramento Bee, October 6, 2007

San Francisco launches universal health care
Chicago Tribune, September 18, 2007

Study: Glass ceiling limits black wages
Chicago Sun-Times, September 3, 2007

On Labor Day: Don't pit immigrants against black workers
San Francisco Chronicle, OPEN FORUM, September 3, 2007

Labor Day's Fruit Has Yet to Arrive for Some
The Huffington Post, September 3, 2007

Labor Snapshot Audio
KQED’s The California Report, September 3, 2007

Immigrants add energy to union membership

LA Daily News, September 2, 2007

The Globalization Debate
The Press Enterprise, September 2, 2007

The State of the U.S. Labor Movement
San Francisco Chronicle, September 2, 2007

Immigrants a scapegoat for blacks' unemployment
USA Today, August 7, 2007

Empathy needed for immigrants
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August 4, 2007

Trash Talk Audio
KALW’s “Your Call,” July 25, 2007

Grocery union fought for unity
Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2007

Grocery Workers Ratify New Contract Audio
The California Report, July 23, 2007

Grocery talks required major dealing
Daily Breeze, July 20, 2007

Tentative grocery deal sends stocks up
San Diego Union Tribune, July 19, 2007

Garbage Lockout Continues Audio
The California Report, July 18, 2007

Strike averted as grocers, union reach accord
Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2007

Health insurance reforms bolstered: Two studies support healthcare overhaul
Ventura County Star, July 12, 2007

State Senate approves Democratic health care bill
Contra Costa Times, July 12, 2007

New studies help shape state lawmakers' debate over heath care reform
San Jose Mercury News, July 11, 2007

New study says health expansion helps business
San Diego Union Tribune, July 11, 2007

Vote may not lead to a strike
Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2007

Grocery dispute is about health care
San Diego Union Tribune, June 26, 2007

California grocery workers authorize strike option
Reuters, June 25, 2007

Mounting Business Mandates?
The Press Enterprise, June 9, 2007

Unions, grocers back in talks in SoCal labor row
Reuters, May 9, 2007

Local grocery industry keeps eye on tense talks down south
The Sacramento Bee, April 16, 2007

Wal-Mart Fights for Its Reputation
Business Week Online, January 9, 2007

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