Labor News


Labor celebrates but eyes the next big battle

The labor movement, after throwing everything it had into the successful reelection effort of President Obama, is celebrating today.


We won! The American people speak and act with strength and determination

Though many of the state margins were narrow President Obama ran the table winning every swing or battleground state with the possible exception of Florida.


Jesse Jackson among 14 arrested at Bain-owned Illinois plant

For facing down attempts to curb their free speech rights, 14 people were arrested yesterday evening when they marched on the Bain-owned Sensata.


Charges filed after Bain-owned Sensata threatens immediate shutdown

Unfair labor practice charges were filed with the NLRB after the Bain-owned company threatened to shut the plant if workers continue efforts to stop outsourcing.


Sensata workers, job losses, to star in new film

The workers, who will lose their jobs to China thanks to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, will star in a new film about their struggle.


“Master of lies” Romney doesn’t fool workers at Bainport

Workers whose jobs are being outsourced by Bain Capital closely watched the presidential debate last night from a campsite called Bainport.


Romney letter to big givers slams unions

Call it the battle of dueling mailers, with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in one corner and the nation's unions, represented by the AFL-CIO, in the other.


Romney's Bain victims set up protest camp

Workers whose jobs are about to be outsourced by Bain Capital are gathering in "Bainport," an encampment they are building across the road from the Sensata factory here.


Tampa workers descend on Bain-owned company

Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.


AFGE considered, then rejected neutrality in Romney vs. Obama

"This election is not about our expectations. It is a choice between two different futures."

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