Right to work sounds innocent enough in name, but in reality it is yet another corporate attack on middle class families.
The anti-worker legislation pushed for the last 18 months by the Big Business-GOP cabal has a disproportionate impact on women and minorities.
Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.
Podhorzer said that by the end of today the AFL-CIO would be kicking off its 2012 election effort by issuing an official endorsement of President Obama's bid for re-election.
As might be expected in a presidential election year, politics will take center stage when the AFL-CIO Executive Council meets.
Romney's opposition to project labor agreements won him a standing ovation from the anti-worker, anti-union group.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.
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.
The Missouri Legislature is debating anti-immigrant bills targeting students, non-English-speaking drivers and the federal government.
Many working people gathered in Indianapolis over the past few weeks to stand up against this legislation.