Incumbent Teamsters President James Hoffa was re-elected to a fourth term in final results announced by an independent overseer on Nov. 18.
The Service Employees became the third big union - and the second within Change To Win - to endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.
"You put out a different kind of fire," Solis said, referring to the key role firefighters played in the campaign.
Michigan Senate Bill 729 is another insidious attack on working people initiated by the Republican-controlled legislature.
Guatemala held presidential and parliamentary elections Sept. 12 and, as expected, the far right was the biggest winner.
The labor-backed Alliance for Retired Americans is gearing up for a tough battle - getting non-union retirees to vote for Barack Obama in 2012.
Unions, led by the Teamsters, the Laborers, the United Food and Commercial Workers, and the AFL-CIO, strongly backed the National Labor Relations Board's recent proposal to change union recognition election procedures.
Years of struggle for good jobs at the site of the former Winchester sporting arms factory, now Science Park at Yale, came together this week when Delphine Clyburn, candidate for Board of Aldermen in Ward 20, led a community delegation to the main building 25 Science Park and demanded 200 jobs.
Organized labor will not allow a Republican to win the presidency, Michael Podherzer, the AFL-CIO's political director said.
Wealthy conservatives are behind a ballot initiative that would restrict unions' involvement in political campaigns.