Labor

                
  • While remembering 9/11, dont forget the workers

    While remembering 9/11, dont forget the workers

    October 6, 2006

    • Study shows ground zero workers face serious health problems • Bush administration offered cover-ups and lies With media reports about the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and report cards on “homeland security,” President Bush...

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  • TAKE BACK OHIO moves to high gear

    TAKE BACK OHIO moves to high gear

    September 29, 2006

    Labor walks fan out through a dozen cities in battleground stateCLEVELAND — “We’ve swung into high gear,” said Harriet Applegate, Cleveland area coordinator for Take Back Ohio, the effort by organized labor to oust key right-wing...

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  • Unions demand: Release Colombian labor lawyer

    Unions demand: Release Colombian labor lawyer

    September 28, 2006

    Public Services International, a trade union federation of 640 public sector unions in 155 countries, including the U.S., demanded the release of Dr. Alberto Carvajal Salcedo, 70, a Colombian labor and human rights lawyer imprisoned recently

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  • Living wage fight not over

    Living wage fight not over

    September 23, 2006

    CHICAGO — Although the City Council failed to overturn Mayor Richard Daley’s veto of the Big Box Living Wage Ordinance, supporters of the measure say the battle will continue. The council had passed the ordinance by...

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  • Joe Lieberman  no friend of working people

    Joe Lieberman no friend of working people

    September 22, 2006

    It is complete hypocrisy for Joe Lieberman to claim that he is above “partisan politics.” Quite the opposite: Lieberman has been a consistent enabler for the partisan politics of George W. Bush, against the interests of...

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