On the day of the second debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Bain Capital workers step up efforts to expose Mitt Romney's role in the outsourcing of their jobs.
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.
A regional vice president of the UMWA has condemned a new Republican TV ad airing in coal country because it features a coal executive masquerading as a miner.
The tea party has taken over the Republican Party and produced "craziness" there and is responsible for the "tremendous war on workers" now being waged nationwide, Teamsters President James Hoffa says.
On the third day of the GOP convention, AFL-CIO marchers painted a picture of what would be a nightmare scenario in America if Mitt Romney were to be elected president.
The Republican Party's 2012 platform is so radical it would have the government "turn its back on its citizens" and trash every-thing from veterans' health care to food safety inspections, a top union leader says.
Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.
AFGE elected Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox, a VA hospital worker from North Carolina, as their new president on August 15 at the union's convention in Las Vegas.
The right wing, is holding workers and the economy "hostage" to their demands for continuing and permanent tax cuts for the wealthiest 2 percent.