Labor and business groups, on different sides of the Employee Free Choice Act, are working together as they try to get more public works projects into the economic stimulus package. Meanwhile, the Laborers International Union of North America, with more than a half million members, will create a new advertising campaign aimed at some Republican legislators. In one ad, a voiceover says "Tell Sen. McConnell we need an economic recovery plan that builds America, not more tax breaks for the rich."

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