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Study: North Dakota oil worker death rate 6 times US average

posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM

The country's largest labor federation says North Dakota's death rate in the oil, gas and mining sector was more than six times the national average in 2012. Full Story

Robotic Farm Hands Assist Farmers

posted on July 18, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Robotic Farm Hands Assist Farmers
New developments in robotics help fruit and vegetable farmers. Full Story

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened. Full Story

Market to Market (April 12, 2013)

posted on April 12, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (April 12, 2013)
Full Program: Secretary Vilsack eyes the challenge of Obama’s 2014 budget. Protestors seeking immigration reforms press Congress for solutions. The USDA supply and demand report reveals a tight stocks-to-use ratio for corn. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Market to Market (April 5, 2013)

posted on April 5, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 5, 2013)
Full Program: Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. The threat of flooding returns to Fargo, while the rest of the nation contends with drought. Spring is in the air, but urban entrepreneurs are taking... Full Story

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers

posted on April 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. Full Story

Unions Begin 14-City Push For Immigration Reform

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:12 PM

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the labor federation will hold rallies, educate voters and pressure elected officials using the same grass-roots infrastructure that helped re-elect Obama. Full Story

Child labor groups upset farm rules being dropped

posted on April 27, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Child labor groups say they are stunned and disappointed the Obama administration is backing off a plan to keep children from working in hazardous jobs on farms. Full Story

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