Nation Topics - Unions
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The cynical restructuring plan for bankrupt Delphi Automotive calls for
massive wage and benefit givebacks for 51,000 American workers.
Governors of affected states must craft strategies to minimize loss of
jobs and income.
Delphi's bankruptcy is a marker of a new America in which there is no
collective security, no union to make you strong, no government to give
you shelter, in which workers stand alone.
When one of New York's biggest and most liberal institutions gets into the business of union-busting, it's hardly an internal matter.
In the wake of the labor split, nothing revolutionary or even progressive is discernible in this schism.
In the aftermath of the labor split, both sides must get beyond recriminations and hold themselves to common goals.
Picking up the pieces at the AFL-CIO convention.
Union leaders weigh in on the future of the AFL-CIO.
As its July convention approaches, the AFL-CIO is on the brink of a major break-up.
On June 27, 1905, William "Big Bill" Haywood exhorted
an audience in Chicago's Brand Hall to organize one big union, seize the
means of production and emancipate the workers of the world "from