February

Labor leaders to focus on 2012 election

As might be expected in a presidential election year, politics will take center stage when the AFL-CIO Executive Council meets.

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AFL-CIO: Republicans voted almost 100% wrong on labor issues

The party cleavage was stark in the GOP-run House last year on key votes. Unions use the AFL-CIO figures as part of their evaluations when deciding, locally, whether to support or oppose an incumbent lawmaker.

Communications workers endorse Obama

CWA's statement praised Obama but also took hard shots at the current GOP leader, former Massachusetts Governor and Bain Capital CEO Mitt Romney.