Resurgent labor unions in Ohio could tip presidential race

Jan 4, 2012
Supporters and foes of collective bargaining rights will spend big on the presidential race in Ohio. Labor unions claim the issue has rallied their members.
Posted In: unions, collective bargaining rights, Ohio

New York union workers threaten strike

Dec 28, 2011
A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Posted In: strike, unions, New York

NLRB considers speeding up union elections

Nov 30, 2011
The National Labor Relations Board is scheduled to take a preliminary vote on speeding up elections to unionize businesses.
Posted In: unions

MID-DAY UPDATE: China announces trade deficit, Eurozone debt crisis escalates

Mar 10, 2011
A surprise from China today -- the country said it bought more goods from around the world than it sold. It's called a trade deficit. And China...
Posted In: bonds, China, Eurozone, Greece, mid-day update, PIMCO, spain, trade, trade deficit, treasury, unions, Wisconsin


Oct 22, 2010
Today we heard a lot from Asia. The G-20 financial ministers and central bank governors gathered in Seoul, South Korea. Headlining their agenda is...
Posted In: AIG, G-20, Geithner, Global Currency War, micro-targeting, mid-day update, pensions, Taylor Swift, Toyota, unions

Marijuana growers unionize

Sep 21, 2010
This final note today. Organized labor has been in trouble in this country for a while now. Union membership is down, their political influence is...
Posted In: marijuana, unions