Richard Trumka said the Senate should "move expeditiously" to approve Obama's nominees for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for DC.
Brooklyn Cablevision workers voted to join the CWA and make it their bargaining representative. They've been in negotiations for a fair contract ever since then, with no success.
Forty-five GOP senators piously cloaked themselves in the Constitution and invoked what they claim is the intent of its framers.
Union leaders from the U.S. and Europe are questioning the value and safeguards for workers in a proposed "free trade" pact between the world's two largest trading areas.
"There is no progress without jobs, and there are no jobs without fiscal responsibility."