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SEIU Endorses Hillary Clinton

Nov 18, 2015 (Washington) The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for President. This is the latest in a series of large union endorsements for the former Secretary of State, among them the National Education Association, which has led the way. 429 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Results of U.A.W. Vote Show Ford Pact Losing

United Automobile Workers leaders said voting on a new labor agreement is tight at Ford, leaving the deciding votes in the hands of workers at three big plants.. 8 more words


Tidings of Discomfort

St. Peters

Mark Parkinson, one of the few General Assembly Republicans to get it, for the most part, was going to run for SEN-23-R next year, as he himself is TLed out of the House, and SEN-23 is opening up because Tom Dempsey is TLed out of it, or would be if he hadn’t already resigned early. 269 more words

St. Louis Local

How Unions Sustained the Middle Class

At the Boston Globe, Kevin Lewis writes a column on social sciences research called “Uncommon Knowledge.” On Sunday he highlighted a paper that suggests unions may have had more to do with the rise of the middle class than many pundits give them credit for. 162 more words

this day in crime history: november 11, 1919

On this date 1919, four members of the American Legion were shot and killed during an Armistice Day parade in Centralia, WA. The men were shot by members of the Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the Wobblies. 300 more words

True Crime

The Road Goes on Forever and the Party Never Ends: The Mayoral Race and Jobs

So the upcoming mayoral election has me questioning my future in Charleston. I can’t find one person running who I don’t have major problems with. Let’s look at some things. 446 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - It’s Illinois v. Illinois in a Duel for Justices’ Attention

The state’s attorney general has contested a filing by Gov. Bruce Rauner in a case about unions, saying the governor has no authority to represent the state in court.. 9 more words