Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union, said a Staples announcement this week that it was ending its no-bid deal with the U.S. Postal Service is a ruse.
"Enough is enough. Teachers are evaluated and their future livelihoods are linked to that. And when they fall short, they should have a chance to improve."
It was announced here today by the United Auto Workers union and Volkswagen employees that the UAW will begin representing workers at the plant in Chattanooga.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who has a law degree, issued a statement on Harris vs. Quinn, the fee-payers/free riders case.
In an anti-union decision, the Supreme Court voted to legalize "free riders" in cases where state or local governments and individuals jointly employ caregivers.
The event was about more than pay - the workers live in constant fear; "Once you step into that plant, you cannot speak your mind."
The Supreme Court ruled against the president and supporters in the labor movement by restricting the ability to fill vacant government positions before getting full Senate approval.
Senator Hugo Black, author of the law, initially proposed a 30-hour week. Close to 700,000 workers were benefited from the legislation.
The American Federation of Government Employees today formally endorsed Alison Lundergan Grimes for election to the U.S. Senate.
Wynne swept to victory in the voting in Canada's largest province, home to approximately one of every three Canadians.