Nation Topics - Unions
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What do Starbucks and Wal-Mart have in common? Both have long track records of harassing their workers when it comes to joining unions.
Autoworkers should meet this crisis as they have in the past: boldly and visibly.
Bailouts may protect the automakers. But what about the autoworkers?
In the late afternoon of January 7, fourteen union leaders gathered
around a big oval table in the top-floor conference room of the United
Food and Commercial Workers' (UFCW) Washington headqua
At a time when organized labor stands a chance to make political gains, its energies are depleted by escalating conflicts within its ranks.
Two colleagues remember Ron Carey, the reformer and Teamsters Union president, who weathered controversy and won battles on his own terms.
If he keeps his promises to autoworkers, Obama has the chance to renew the ability of organzed labor to improve the lot of union and non-union workers in the twenty-first century.
Letting Detroit fail: catastrophic. Transforming it into a lean green machine-maker: visionary.
In a nation hungry for heroes on election day, blue-collar Ohio delivered.
United Steelworkers Union prez Leo Gerard cracks open the sweetheart deal that bailed out nine banks--and likely lined the Treasury Secretary's own pockets--with billions of taxpayer dollars. Does anybody care?
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