By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 12:44 PM
A Thanksgiving Day op-ed in the Sacramento Bee, jointly written by the Most Rev. Stephen Blaire, bishop of Stockton, Calif., and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, urged President Obama to use his executive power to end the deportations of illegal immigrants: "While we commend President Barack...
By Sean Higgins | 11/29/13 10:44 PM
National Labor Relations Board lawyers OKed a major union's practice of paying people to protest against Walmart in a legal memorandum earlier this month. The federal labor law enforcement agency said the practice of paying workers $50 apiece to join protests “did not constitute unlawful …...
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 04:27 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka applauded Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's action to end the filibuster for judicial and executive branch nominations. Big Labor had pushed hard to change the filibuster, which they saw as preventing union-friendly appointees. In a statement to reporters,...
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 10:49 AM
Walmart faces National Labor Relations Board sanctions for allegedly retaliating against workers who joined union protests last year during the Thanksgiving holiday against the nonunion retail giant.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/11/13 02:38 PM
A union-allied organization in New York withdrew as an Obamacare navigator just seven days after the state exchange website came online. "It is with deep regret that I inform you that the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) will no longer be participating in the New York State...
11/06/13 02:51 PM
Labor unions are spending more than $1 million on new television ads criticizing House Republicans for refusing to back comprehensive immigration reform. The ads will air in Spanish in target districts with large Latino populations in California, Colorado, Georgia and Florida. They will also...
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