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Union enters presidential fray

Aug 14, 2012
AFL-CIO super PAC goes after Romney and Ryan on coal and Medicare
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, unions, super PAC

Big labor reels after Scott Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Republican Scott Walker won the recall election in Wisconsin yesterday which may have implications for organized labor in other states.
Posted In: labor, unions, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

Former union leader Andy Stern reacts to Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Scott Walker's victory yesterday dealt a blow to organized labor in Wisconsin and may have broader implications nationwide. Andy Stern, former head of the Service Employees International Union, gives us his reaction.
Posted In: unions, Wisconsin, labor

In Wisconsin, union leaders hold out hope for November

Jun 6, 2012
Despite Gov. Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall elections yesterday, union leaders are optimistic about their cause for the general elections in November.
Posted In: Wisconsin, unions, Scott Walker

The role of unions in building a strong middle class

Jun 4, 2012
Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.
Posted In: unions, middle class, Wisconsin, recall

How your job shapes your vote for president

May 24, 2012
According to Gallup, what you do for a living, not how much money you make, may determine your vote in November.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Gallup, 2012 election, unions

American Airlines bankruptcy could void union contracts

Mar 26, 2012
The parent company of American Airlines wants more concessions from unions, or it'll push to cancel existing labor contracts.
Posted In: American Airlines, unions, bankruptcy

Romney pushes right-to-work in Michigan

Feb 24, 2012
Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Michigan, right-to-work, unions

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

FAA funding bill limits labor unions

Feb 7, 2012
Congress has passed a bill to fund technology upgrades for the Federal Aviation Administration. But some unions say they lose out under the legislation, which also limits union activity.
Posted In: airline industry, unions, FAA

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