Labor News

Obama jobs plan a win-win

With unemployment surging, unions and environmental groups greeted President-elect Barack Obama’s efforts to win approval of a $775 billion “green jobs” economic package even before he takes office.

Striking poultry workers: Change is coming

“We’re the poster child for the Employee Free Choice Act,” said Dario Renosa, an organizer with the United Food and Commercial Workers. He was part of a recent caravan that came from Columbus to support the strike by 450 workers at the Case Farms chicken processing plant here.