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Are Democrats In Trouble With Union's Newly Elected Leader?

AP | Posted 06.22.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The nation's largest union of government workers chose a new leader on Thursday as its members grapple with efforts around the country ...

Union President Spent $325,000 On Private Jet Trips

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

The president of the nation’s largest public-sector employee union spent about $325,000 on chartered planes over the last two years, according to a ...

Let's Get Women Out of the Red

Gerald McEntee | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

No public official should have to stop and think about pay equity. It's the right thing to do. And it's the smart thing to do. When women do not get paid fairly, we all suffer.

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...

Rep. Gutierrez on Rahm Endorsement: AFSCME President McEntee Is "Disgrace to the Labor Movement"

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

AFSCME President Gerry McEntee has endorsed former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. McEntee's words carry a lot of weight within the labor movement.

Thank You Sir, May I Have Another: Spearhead NAFTA, Gut the Public Option, Get Labor's Endorsement?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Considering Emanuel's record of doggedly opposing the labor movement's most basic public policy priorities, you might expect labor leaders to at least remain neutral towards him.

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...

This Is the Week

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

This is the week when we will tell who is looking out for political cover and who is standing with patients, families and doctors who need health care reform.

Rep. Kosmas's Health Care Position Draws Unions' Ire

Jerry Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Waxman

All of the union leaders declared that their members felt betrayed by Kosmas and that she had sold out to her big insurance and real estate friends.

Labor Movement Backs UNITE HERE Against SEIU Raids

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Randy Shaw

In a dramatic blow to SEIU's efforts to raid UNITE HERE members and jurisdictions, 15 of the nation's leading unions pledged Monday to provide UNITE H...