The labor movement has added its voice to the demands for voting reform that are sweeping the nation.
President Obama thanked them for their hard work and urged all to stay involved in grassroots action for the good of the country.
Battles over collective bargaining rights for state and local government workers sharply boosted overall labor enthusiasm and turnout in those two states this year.
Fresh off of a consequential U.S. election, union leaders started planning future legislative priorities for the labor movement.
The labor movement, after throwing everything it had into the successful reelection effort of President Obama, is celebrating today.
President Obama won by more than eight percentage points in Michigan and Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow crushed her Republican opponent 58 percent to 38 percent.
Though many of the state margins were narrow President Obama ran the table winning every swing or battleground state with the possible exception of Florida.
Organized labor's final election push turned to get-out-the-vote and voter protection.
For facing down attempts to curb their free speech rights, 14 people were arrested yesterday evening when they marched on the Bain-owned Sensata.
As Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z and Beyonce campaign for Barack Obama in swing states, Connecticut performing and visual artists are reaching out to voters here.