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Andy Stern

Five Things to Know about the Employee Free Choice Act

Andy Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Stern

Corporate interests are bent on lying about EFCA -- they'd have you believe that the bill means the end of the secret ballot, when it simply gives employees the choice to join unions -- not the employers.

Big Business Lobby Goes to War with Grassroots Workers Over Pro-Union Bill Today

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Art Levine

The biggest battle between corporate power and workers' rights in over 50 years starts today with the official introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act by leading Democrats in the House and Senate.

Sam Stein

SEIU, Chamber Of Commerce Dust Up Started With A Tweet | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It started with a tweet. Though the SEIU and the Chamber of Commerce are the thorniest of political foes -- and their heated opposition on the Emplo...

Sam Stein

Worry Grows Over Dem Defections On EFCA | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Officials tasked with helping push the Employee Free Choice Act through Congress are growing concerned about the possible defection of Senate Democrat...

Sam Stein

SEIU's Stern: Solis' Absence Hurt Workers On Stimulus | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the nation's most prominent union leaders says that working Americans were deprived a voice during the debate over the stimulus package and hou...

Live from DC - The Energy Summit

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jack Hidary

While clean energy broadly speaking is on the table, the summit is mainly focused on power transmission -- how do you get solar, wind and other renewables to the grid?

Obamas Ask Progressives For Help At White House Cocktail Party

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a private White House cocktail reception last night for leaders of major progressive groups, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle appealed to these l...

Sam Stein

SEIU: We Trust Obama To Spend Bailout Money Wisely | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The head of the powerful Service Employees International Union said on Thursday that he trusts Barack Obama will use the bailout money transparently a...

Sam Stein

The Indefinable Barack Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's appointment of Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor put an end to the preliminary process of crafting his economic team. It has been,...

What Is Wal-Mart So Afraid Of? Four Words: Employee Free Choice Act

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Employee Free Choice Act is a vital piece of legislation that, if passed, will go a long way toward restoring the middle class in our country.

Denver: Words Turn the Tide

Bill Curry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Curry

For talking woman to woman there's no one like Hillary. When it's time to talk Bubbah to Bubbah, there's nobody like Bill. Between them they can talk to the Democrats' two problem demographics like nobody else.