July

Union leaders blast White House Wal-Mart alliance

Everyone wants more fresh food in low-income communities, but Wal-Mart's lousy anti-worker stands undermine those same communities.

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Labor, democracy and the debt ceiling

Discussing the negotiations on the debt ceiling got me thinking about some early experiences in the labor movement.

GOP bashes labor board

Ruling Republicans on the intensely ideological House Education and the Workforce Committee seized on a National Labor Relations Board proposal to streamline union election processes to once again bash the agency and organized labor.

Obama defends collective bargaining on Twitter

Obama was using Twitter to go over the heads of the press corps, and to address people who don't read papers or watch TV but rely on social media.