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The percentage of workers who are members of labor unions dropped slightly in 2014 both nationally and in Minnesota, while the earnings advantage enjoyed by union members remained significant, according to an annual report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 531 more words
City Journal: Over the past few years, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has enraged public-sector unions by closing failing public schools and calling for pension reform. The head of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, went so far as to offer a local labor official $1 million in union campaign support to take on Emanuel, up for reelection in February. 2,082 more words
Union Leaders Tom Balanoff, Richard Trumka encouraged by Obama amnesty play as organized labor launches immigrant recruitment push amidst shrinking numbers
"A Responsibility We Cannot Escape": Keystone Stalemate; Fix Decaying Pipelines First For Jobs, Health, And Safety
With the Keystone XL pipeline stalled again, now perhaps we can look ahead and consider more promising ways to rebuild our energy system, creating many more jobs than that controversial project ever would. 684 more words
As Twitchy reported earlier, Republican Scott Walker won re-election in Wisconsin.
In Michigan, Rick Snyder, the Republican governor who signed that state’s “Right to Work” legislation into law… 372 more words