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Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day Marathon – A Salute to the American Worker 2012

This Labor Day, eight of America’s hardest working union members will be honored for their community spirit, volunteerism and love of the great outdoors during the 2nd annual Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day marathon airing on Sportsman Channel from 1-5 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 3. Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day Marathon – A Salute to the … Read more »

What Does Mitt Romney Think of Unions?

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Romney Economics: The Infomercial – RomneyEconomics.com

WP: Fact checking the GOP Convention’s opening night

Can an entire convention be built around a grammatical error? We wondered about that as we watched the first night of Republican Convention. From House Speaker John Boehner to RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to Ann Romney, speaker after speaker made reference to Obama’s statement that “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. … Read more »

Join the Hyatt Hurts Campaign!

Hyatt has singled itself out as the worst hotel employer in America. Hyatt has abused its housekeepers and other hotel workers, replacing longtime employees with minimum wage temporary workers and imposing dangerous workloads on those who remain. In response, Hyatt workers have taken bold steps to end mistreatment, speaking publicly about abuses, going on strike, … Read more »

The Choice We Face this November 6th

The Building and Construction Trades Department has just finished production of a 2012 Presidential Campaign video that contrasts the records and positions of Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama – especially those issues that are central to the lives of our members. This video has now been uploaded to our YouTube page.  Please take the time … Read more »

Find the Data: Obama vs. Romney – An objective side by side comparison

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Sign Your Name to America’s Second Bill of Rights

Sign Your Name to America’s Second Bill of Rights We the People want to strengthen our nation, as a beacon of equality, economic opportunity and freedom for all. We hold these rights to be essential to our vision of America and believe that the principles contained therein should guide our government, business leaders, organizations and … Read more »

Why Democrats need labor unions

Princeton, New Jersey (CNN) – Since the Democrats chose to host their convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, in a state that has not been hospitable to unions, organized labor is going to have a rally to focus attention on its key issues in Philadelphia on August 11. The rally is indicative of a larger tension that has plagued the Democratic … Read more »

Five Obamacare Myths

ON the subject of the Affordable Care Act — Obamacare, to reclaim the name critics have made into a slur — a number of fallacies seem to be congealing into accepted wisdom. Much of this is the result of unrelenting Republican propaganda and right-wing punditry, but it has gone largely unchallenged by gun-shy Democrats. The … Read more »