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Hard Money Still Matters, and Here's Who's Giving It

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

A list of top donors of hard money looks very different than the roster of top donors overall, which is skewed by the few who give big bucks to outside spending groups.

40,000 Verizon Workers Go On Strike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

Roughly 40,000 Verizon workers went on strike Wednesday morning after failing to ink a new contract with the company. The strike -- the largest of its...

Verizon Workers To Strike This Week If They Don't Get A Contract

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

Labor unions representing 40,000 Verizon workers say they will carry out the largest U.S. strike in five years if they can't reach a deal with the com...

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge veers away from unions, United Steel Workers say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 22, 2013 edition.) On a drive through Baton Rouge on Interstate 110, you've probabl...

Oklahoma Sweatshop Tells One Story of Labor's Challenge

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Edwin D. Hill

All justice-loving citizens need to support regulatory and legislative efforts to more equally balance the playing field between employers and workers who -- like Dan Lee and his co-workers -- seek to turn today's sweatshops into decent, productive and family-sustaining places of work.

Verizon To Strikers: We Will Suspend Benefits At End Of Month

Bloomberg | Devin Banerjee | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) told 45,000 striking workers that it will suspend certain benefits at the end of the month if they haven’t returned...

Lila Shapiro

Workers Put Verizon On Hold: Portray Strike As Defense Of Middle Class Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Outside Verizon corporate headquarters in downtown Manhattan, a group of more than 40 union employees gathered wearing red shirts and plac...

Prescription for Union Growth: Be Proactive, Take Risks

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edwin D. Hill

We have built our reputation by working with our unionized contractors to provide the best-trained, safest and most productive electrical construction workforce in the world.

Union Members to Palin: Where Do You Stand?

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edwin D. Hill

If Governor Palin expects to get union members to support her endorsed candidates, we'll need to see the details.

Will Dan Hynes Drop Out of Illinois Governor's Race?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

A few weeks ago, questions began to bubble on whether Hynes would or should drop out of the race against Quinn. The governor was on a roll. He was piling up union endorsements. No more.

Forging a Green Economic Recovery at Home

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edwin D. Hill

Manufacturing is moving into a new, energy-efficient stage, but it's in danger of leaving out the American worker altogether without an aggressive approach in Washington to encourage its domestic growth.

Real Health Care Reform -- Not Short-Sighted Take Backs

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edwin D. Hill

Iberdrola prides itself as a company that respects workers' rights. Why can't the company deal with health care costs without making its employees the scapegoats?