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Cathy Sherwin
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Happy birthday to the child of my youth, Karl Schwegmann! So proud of you and the man you've become in these 21 years! (Also, how is that even a possible span of time?) Love you!  <3
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Time to #raisethewage! Today's must-read: 
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Enjoyed joining the faith & labor breakfast today in St. Louis. Thanks Gary Otten at Painters District Council 2 for snapping a pic!
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Been a busy week of standing with low wage workers along with  mineworkers and retirees who face losing hard-earned pensions and healthcare. Here are some photos from the big rally at Arch Coal on Tuesday - UMWA members and fast food workers were both there in their struggle for justice:
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This is really low...even for GOP members of Congress.
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Shame on the Michigan politicians who rammed through a "right to work" bill during lame duck that they could never pass in the regular session.
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Hope to see you in KC this week:
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Tweets from Monday's hearing on (the latest) Paycheck Deception bill in Missouri.
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Tonight!
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Wow, what an awesome crowd in St. Louis yesterday standing up against corporate greed!
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Read Missouri AFL-CIO President Hugh McVey's op-ed in the Missourian - why union members are united in our support of Claire McCaskill for Senate.
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Labor Communicator/Activist
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  • AFL-CIO
    Midwest Field Communications, 2011 - present
  • AFL-CIO
    Missouri Communications, 2010 - 2011
  • IUPAT DC 2
    Communications Coordinator, 2010 - 2010
  • CWA 6300
    Organizing Coordinator, 2009 - 2010
  • CWA-TNG 36047
    Organizing Coordinator, 2007 - 2009
  • CWA 6355
    Assistant Organizing Coordinator, 2003 - 2007
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Cathy Schwegmann
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I'm a Catholic single mom from St. Louis. I'm working for the AFL-CIO here in the middle of the country, although I speak only for myself here. Love the labor movement, my family, singing and spending time with wonderful people.
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Have more kids than hands. Also, working every day for the working class. I'm very lucky.
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New data shows school “reformers” are full of it
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Poor schools underperform largely because of economic forces, not because teachers have it too easy

Thousands of labor and environmental activists... | The Nation Magazine
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Thousands of labor and environmental activists gathered in downtown St. Louis today to protest corporate greed at Peabody Energy’s annual sh

Union Backers Rally In Creve Coeur To Support Striking Verizon Workers
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The strike itself has no direct impact on Missouri jobs or employees, but labor backers wanted to show unity here.

News-Leader Slams Sinquefield's Everything Tax Proposal | Fired Up! Miss...
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News-Leader Slams Sinquefield&#39;s Everything Tax Proposal. Submitted by .Sean on November 27, 2011 - 2:16pm. Rex Sinquefield. Spread the w

Mitt Romney Had to Practice Sitting on a Bar Stool for This Debate
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The Presidential debate is already underway in Long Island, but news is trickling in via CNN that Mitt underwent intense training—like how t

Help Rebuild the Dream
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The American Dream is under siege -- but a new movement is rising to fight back. Stand up to say “No” to right-wing attacks on the middle cl

AZ state senator: Herman Cain has not sexually harassed me, even though ...
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One (crazy) woman's defense of the scandal-plagued candidate

Missourians Call for Jobs Bill, Blunt Votes No | Fired Up! Missouri
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Missourians Call for Jobs Bill, Blunt Votes No. Submitted by Parker on November 3, 2011 - 7:07pm. Earlier this afternoon, a number of concer

#MIunion Daily
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#MIunion Daily, by Cathy Sherwin: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

I'm Just Sayin': Where are the jobs? | ksdk.com
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Police looking for gunman who killed St. Louis man. Police are looking for a 17-year-old suspect in connection with a shooting that ... Weat

Dr. Charles S. Sherwin dies at 91; he was first white physician asked to...
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Dr. Charles S. Sherwin, who died Saturday at age 91, followed his father's footsteps to help train black physicians during the segregation d

Akin makes campaign stop in Nixa amid protests
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The protestors eager to show U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin-R their displeasure with his highly-criticized comments and voting record showe

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Todd Akin Would Hold a Town Hall if He Thought Anyone Would Show Up. Submitted by Ryan on October 12, 2011 - 11:18am. Todd Akin loves town h

Judge blocks Missouri law regulating teacher-student communication
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A judge has blocked a Missouri law that would regulate student-teacher interaction on social media.

St. Louis Activist Hub: Infrastructure Jobs Roundtable In St. Louis Today
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Infrastructure Jobs Roundtable In St. Louis Today. Charlie Edelen, Communications Organizer, Missouri Jobs with Justice sends this report fr

The U.S. Chamber of Secrets
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Hogwarts isn't the only place with dark secrets. Deep inside Washington D.C., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is poisoning politics with hundre

#AskToddAkin
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Rep. Todd Akin is afraid to discuss his radical positions on Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid with concerned constituents, so we're ta

St. Louis Activist Hub: Rep. Carnahan Kicks Off Week Dedicated to St. Lo...
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Rep. Carnahan Kicks Off Week Dedicated to St. Louis Area Jobs and Businesses. Press release: (St. Louis, MO) – This week, Rep. Russ Carnahan

St. Louis Activist Hub: Wheel of Cuts at Emerson: No Takers at Lunchtime...
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Wheel of Cuts at Emerson: No Takers at Lunchtime &quot;Fundraiser&quot; for Rep. Todd Akin. If you&#39;ve read the St. Louis Post-Dispatch c