Another right-wing effort to throw public worker unions out of politics hit the U.S. Supreme Court agenda.
The Coalition of Labor Union Women and a wide range of other women's groups are banding together to push their issues to the fore in the 2012 election.
Despite low voter turnout, Chris Eaton polled a majority in each of the district's 22 precincts, earning at least 53 percent in every precinct. She won 60 percent or more in 13 precincts.
Incumbent Teamsters President James Hoffa was re-elected to a fourth term in final results announced by an independent overseer on Nov. 18.
The Service Employees became the third big union - and the second within Change To Win - to endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.
"You put out a different kind of fire," Solis said, referring to the key role firefighters played in the campaign.
Michigan Senate Bill 729 is another insidious attack on working people initiated by the Republican-controlled legislature.
Guatemala held presidential and parliamentary elections Sept. 12 and, as expected, the far right was the biggest winner.
The labor-backed Alliance for Retired Americans is gearing up for a tough battle - getting non-union retirees to vote for Barack Obama in 2012.
Unions, led by the Teamsters, the Laborers, the United Food and Commercial Workers, and the AFL-CIO, strongly backed the National Labor Relations Board's recent proposal to change union recognition election procedures.