"It appears Honeywell is more interested in intimidating our members with a show of force than in bargaining for a settlement."
A federal judge in Memphis, Tenn., has ordered Kellogg's to take back the 226 union workers it locked out from its cereal plant there over nine months ago.
"You know what our problem is," said the federation's political action director, Lee Saunders, "It's turnout. We have prioritized the election races and we have to get our people out."
America's union leaders and the workers they represent are not going to take it anymore; they are determined to fight the attacks on labor.
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."