Monthly Archives: July 2012

Workers Stand for America Rally

Save the Date!  August 11, 2012, union members from throughout the East Coast are gathering in Philadelphia for the Workers Stand for America Rally! We’re uniting in solidarity to send a powerful message to Congress and anti-union forces that we are committed to fight for the working class.  We are not going to rest until … Read more »

President Obama, Mitt Romney deadlocked in race, poll finds

A pair of tepid jobs reports, landmark Supreme Court decisions on health-care and immigration laws, and an unprecedented barrage of negative ads have shaped the opening months of the fall presidential campaign. The impact on the horse race: virtually none. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain … Read more »

Union chief dismisses talk of rift between Democrats, labor

The new president of the nation’s largest union of public workers on Thursday rejected suggestions that tensions linger between Democrats and labor over their defeat in the Wisconsin recall election. Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), said the recall that failed to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker … Read more »

7 points that could tip the election

From POLITICO – …all eyes are on the looming pivot points that could alter that narrative, though they are few, and will need to hit with serious impact — even the ballyhooed health care ruling has not, polls show, done much to significantly shift the campaign. Some are known and on the calendar; others hover … Read more »

Delaware lawmakers praise organized labor

State lawmakers have passed a resolution praising organized labor and directing that its history be taught in public schools in a “fair and balanced” way. The resolution states that it is critically important that the history of organized labor be taught in public schools in a fair, unbiased and comprehensive manner. Read more at The … Read more »