The labor movement, after throwing everything it had into the successful reelection effort of President Obama, is celebrating today.
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.
For facing down attempts to curb their free speech rights, 14 people were arrested yesterday evening when they marched on the Bain-owned Sensata.
Unfair labor practice charges were filed with the NLRB after the Bain-owned company threatened to shut the plant if workers continue efforts to stop outsourcing.
The workers, who will lose their jobs to China thanks to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, will star in a new film about their struggle.
Call it the battle of dueling mailers, with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in one corner and the nation's unions, represented by the AFL-CIO, in the other.
Workers whose jobs are about to be outsourced by Bain Capital are gathering in "Bainport," an encampment they are building across the road from the Sensata factory here.
Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.
"This election is not about our expectations. It is a choice between two different futures."