Opinion Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan, long a mouthpiece for U.S. monopoly corporations and Wall Street speculators and now a servant of the big business Bush administration, delivered an economic report to Congress recently that had but one aim: to give economic advice and leadership to promote and protect profits.
The big issue in our contract was health care, which is also the major issue in California, where 70,000 members of our union (United Food and Commercial Workers) are on strike.
DALLAS – Flight attendants in Transport Workers Union Local 556 sent a powerful Valentine’s Day message to the bosses at Southwest Airlines Feb. 13 with informational pickets and rallies at all seven major airports served.
CHICAGO – The race for the Democratic nomination for the open U.S. Senate seat in Illinois has boiled down to a three-person race, according to polls.
Education Secretary Rod Paige should step down for attaching the “terrorist” label to 2.7 million schoolteachers and their union, the National Education Association, said Reg Weaver, NEA president.
HAMDEN, Conn. – While the White House backed off empty job creation claims last week, machinists, teamsters, building trades, and municipal workers crowded into the Job Center here, angry at the failure of the Republican-controlled Congress to extend unemployment benefits at a time of high job loss.
CLEVELAND – On Dec. 9, 1,500 union activists packed the Columbus, Ohio, Veterans Memorial Hall for a “Take Back Ohio/Labor 2004” conference.