Labor News

Union leaders blast White House Wal-Mart alliance

Everyone wants more fresh food in low-income communities, but Wal-Mart's lousy anti-worker stands undermine those same communities.

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Labor, democracy and the debt ceiling

Discussing the negotiations on the debt ceiling got me thinking about some early experiences in the labor movement.

GOP bashes labor board

Ruling Republicans on the intensely ideological House Education and the Workforce Committee seized on a National Labor Relations Board proposal to streamline union election processes to once again bash the agency and organized labor.

Obama defends collective bargaining on Twitter

Obama was using Twitter to go over the heads of the press corps, and to address people who don't read papers or watch TV but rely on social media.

Labor board rules would make it easier to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board proposed new rules this week that address a major problem the Employee Free Choice Act was designed to solve.

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Administration clashes with government workers

The Obama administration and the American Federation of Government Employees are clashing over collective bargaining rights for thousands of health care workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Nation’s biggest union fast tracks Obama endorsement

Delegates to the convention of the National Education Association will vote on whether to immediately endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.

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Labor leaders hail Obama speech, call for more action on jobs

Labor leaders, while endorsing the president's budget deficit speech, say job creation will need to be addressed if the long-term fiscal health of the nation is to be restored.

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

Union leaders to Obama aide: ‘This is a defining moment’

AFL-CIO leaders have told a top aide to President Obama that the current fight in states over workers' rights must be used to discuss the future of the country and of workers.

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