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The Stella D'oro story sums it up: Corporate mismanagement, the destruction of an iconic brand and an attempt to destroy the livelihoods of modest working families.
Karl Rove, I challenge you to debate the Employee Free Choice Act. You can pick the time and place, but you cannot limit the audience or exclude the media.
U.S. officials said they will delay seeking congressional approval for a pending free-trade deal with Panama until President Barack Obama offers a new...
What distinguishes the current organizing climate from previous decades of employer opposition to unions?
Dick Cheney's remarks Tuesday attacking the Employee Free Choice Act aired on the same day as a new coalition of religious leaders pressed the case for the pro-worker legislation.
The most important and useful thing Democrats can do is to free American workers to act on their own behalf.
With 900,000 union members in the state of Pennsylvania, the Arlen Specter firewall appears to be crumbling.
Specter now stands alone. Stripped of his rank by Democrats. Scorned by Republicans. Specter's flash of strength has turned to weakness.
Adding a new dimension to the debate over the Employee Free Choice Act, a host of veterans groups is launching a new effort to help pass the union-bac...
Labor is re-energized by Specter's decision. Grassroots union activity -- already at a fever pitch -- is escalating even more.
The conventional wisdom among members of the Washington punditocracy is that the EFCA is essentially dead or doomed, in part because of the defections of moderate Senators Specter and Lincoln.
The most transformative health care overhauls that succeeded in the last century employed the same strategy: build on what we've got and let the changes happen organically.
Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act is easy to justify on the basis of guaranteeing the basic human rights of working Americans.
EFCA backers were no doubt thrilled to hear the only liberal on CNBC mimic conservative falsehoods on employee free choice.
There's a useful way to channel anger over corporate pay abuses and tax ripoffs that does far more than venting mindless anti-Obama, anti-tax rage at "tea party" rallies.
It's still an open question if the business community will succeed in their drive to spread misinformation about arbitration with claims that the bill will take away the secret ballot.
The AFL-CIO is pushing back hard against reports that a new union federation could pave the way to the reunification of the labor movement.
I am very hopeful that card check is dead for this Congress. The issue is divisive, harmful, and not a good use of time by anyone.
For workers in the private sector it is harder to form a union and engage in collective bargaining today than it was in 1968.
While some Washington pundits have declared the Employee Free Choice Act essentially dead because Republican Senator Arlen Specter defected two weeks ...
Tuesday's court decision favoring Al Franken in the disputed Minnesota Senate race also serves as a boon to the ongoing fight over the Employee Free Choice Act.
Sen. Arlen Specter's early opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act could serve as an influential pivot point by which Republicans can reclaim elect...
One of the highest-ranking political operatives in the labor movement offered a none-too-subtle electoral threat to Sen. Arlen Specter on Wednesday, s...
Now that the Employee Free Choice Act has been introduced in the U.S. House and Senate, organized labor's multi-state grassroots campaign is running at full throttle.
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