October

First visit of U.S. unionists to occupied Iraq

Stop violating labor rights CHICAGO – Two U.S. trade unionists just back from Iraq say they hope their trip is the beginning of cooperation and solidarity between the U.S. labor movement and Iraq’s newly re-established unions.

Labor-based peace coalition maps plans

CHICAGO – Teamster Local 705 hosted some 200 delegates and guests who met here Oct. 24-25 to plan the future of a labor-based peace coalition. On the agenda were proposals for a mission statement, structure, leadership, voting and other aspects of formalizing the inner workings of the organization.

When it rains it pours! The Bush administration takes a nosedive

After two years of over-the-top ratings, the public standing of the Bush administration has taken a sudden nosedive, according to any number of recent polls