Top anti-union outfit smaller than believed

The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.


Workers raise the roof at Verizon shareholders’ meeting

Union members and their allies raised the roof at the corporation's annual shareholder meeting yesterday.


Obama to building trades: GOP blocking construction jobs

Obama's campaign for more construction jobs comes against a continuing backdrop of high joblessness in the construction industry: 17.2% in March, more than double the national jobless rate of 8.2%.


Workers say fight to save Post Office goes on

By a 62-37 vote on Apr. 25, the Senate approved a modified postal "reform" bill, S1789. The battle over the future of the Postal Service now moves to the GOP-run House.

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