February

Labor leaders to focus on 2012 election

As might be expected in a presidential election year, politics will take center stage when the AFL-CIO Executive Council meets.

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Top union-hating contractor backs Romney

Romney's opposition to project labor agreements won him a standing ovation from the anti-worker, anti-union group.

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Autoworkers say: Let Romney go bankrupt

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.

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AFL-CIO: Republicans voted almost 100% wrong on labor issues

The party cleavage was stark in the GOP-run House last year on key votes. Unions use the AFL-CIO figures as part of their evaluations when deciding, locally, whether to support or oppose an incumbent lawmaker.

Missouri Republicans press slew of anti-immigrant bills

The Missouri Legislature is debating anti-immigrant bills targeting students, non-English-speaking drivers and the federal government.

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“Right to Work” for less passes, Indiana’s workers refuse to give up

Many working people gathered in Indianapolis over the past few weeks to stand up against this legislation.