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Afscme Lee Saunders

Meet America's Highest Paid Government Workers

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

As the nation seeks to understand the causes and solutions of income inequality, the recent trend of outsourcing public services to for-profit corporations should be a focus of study. We've allowed huge corporations to assume control of our schools, roads, prisons and libraries.

Sam Stein

Labor Leader Calls Politicians 'Turncoats,' Says Time To 'Make Them Pay' | Sam Stein | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the top labor leaders in the country ripped into two prominent Democratic lawmakers Monday morning, calling them "turncoats" and...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Leader: 'We Did Deliver' Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a labor movement that's found itself on its heels for much of the past two years, President Barack Obama's decisive victory in Tuesd...

Sam Stein

Obama-Allied Union Faces Major Presidential Election | Sam Stein | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, one of the most influential unions in the country, is poised to witne...

Sam Stein

EXCLUSIVE: AFSCME Treasurer Launching Historic Presidential Bid | Sam Stein | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The labor movement could witness a historic change at the very top this June with the election of a new president to American Federation...

Sam Stein

Lee Saunders, Likely AFSCME President, Pledges To Continue Primarying Democrats | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The likely successor to AFSCME President Gerald McEntee pledged on Thursday to continue and even accelerate the union's mission to primary those Democ...