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Revealed: Christie Sought SEIU Endorsement with Assist from Port Authority

On Wednesday, unions representing the contract airplane and terminal cleaners at the Port Authority went on strike, demanding a $15 hourly wage. The Port Authority board met on Thursday and agreed to study that raise in the coming months. 572 more words

SEIU and the Ongoing Betrayal of Working Class Democracy

Police “Kettle” an Occupy march on November 17, 2011

On the evening of November 17, 2011, only 2 days after the eviction of Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park, SEIU, the Service Employees International Union, held a rally at Foley Square in downtown Manhattan. 597 more words

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Walmart workers on hunger strike

The following article was originally posted on Buzzfeed.com. You can support the Walmart workers’ strike here, and, of course, by not shopping at Walmart. 677 more words


SEIU teams with pro-immigration group on ad blasting GOP field

One of the country’s largest unions is teaming up with a pro-immigration group on a national television ad campaign denouncing the “hateful” rhetoric of several Republican presidential candidates. 204 more words


O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day Strike

Updated 11/19/15 – 8:31 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay. 597 more words


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

What’s Wrong with the Democratic Party

Two things that happened this week illustrate much of what’s wrong with the Democratic party.

First, Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon doubled down on Clinton’s commitment, voiced at the last… 931 more words

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