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Newsletter Photos — February 27, 2014

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Memphis sanitation workers' strike on 1968.


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"Keep up the great work!" -Michelle Obama.


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Chart: No More Falling Workers. 2011 (6), 2012 (2), 2013 (13). Disturbing trend in communication towers-related worker deaths.


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Juan José Guerra Abud, minister of Mexico's Environment and Natural Resources, discusses worker safety with Dr. David Michaels.


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Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez gives closing remarks at an LGBT Power Symposium in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 21


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Beualeen Manuel, a fast-food worker and mother of three in Las Vegas (left) told Wage and Hour principal Deputy Administrator Laura Fortman that her insufficient income nearly cost her and her family a place to live. She said it's time to raise the minimum wage. Feb. 27, 2014.


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Wage Theft panelists (from left to right): Community organizer Michael Reagan; campaign organizer Cariño Barragan, of Casa Latina; WHD's Seattle district office director Donna Hart; project coordinator Andrea Schmitt, of Columbia Legal Services; and Elizabeth Ford, with the Seattle University School of Law. Professor George Lovell (far right), moderated the panel at the University of Washington Feb. 20. (Photo credit Tanapa Poshayananda)


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Erik Rivera and Angela Eberle.


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Gary Locke and Ben Bassi.