Labor News

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Catholic Church not practicing what it preaches on labor rights

Despite the church's pro-union doctrines, embraced in Catholic Social Thought for more than 120 years, those leaders often act just like corporate executives when it comes to labor relations.

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Sweeney, prominent bishop challenge Catholic Church on action for workers

Retired AFL-CIO President John Sweeney, one of the Catholic Church's most prominent laymen, and a bishop are challenging their church to live up to its own ideals on workers' rights.

Bishops support collective bargaining

Ohio's bishops are calling for their state's governor and legislature not to remove the right to collective bargaining for public workers, adding " the economy exists for the person, not the person for the economy."