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Labor Issues

Those Scofflaws At American Airlines

Edward Wytkind | Posted 07.15.2012 | Travel
Edward Wytkind

Lawbreaker. That is exactly what we need to start calling American Airlines for its blatant refusal to proceed with a union election among its 9,600 passenger service agents.

Lila Shapiro

Walmart Dumped By Pension Fund Over Poor Worker Conditions | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

A major pension fund and longtime investor in Walmart has blacklisted the retailing behemoth, citing poor labor practices and the company's anti-union...

This Mother's Day, Let's Recognize Our Most Vulnerable Working Mothers: Trabajadoras

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

Latina working women are some of the most vulnerable and lowest-paid working mothers in the nation. What is good for them is essential to the nation's future.

Maine Republicans Slam Republican Gov. Paul LePage

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

And like certain other Republican governors -- Scott Walker of Wisconsin and John Kasich of Ohio come to mind -- Paul LePage has made labor unions (and working people generally) one of his primary targets.

Remembering MLK: Honor The Dignity Of Workers

Alexander Mikulich, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2011 | Religion
Alexander Mikulich, Ph.D.

We should also carry on Dr. King's commitment to economic justice by making fair budget choices, protecting labor rights and defending the dignity of workers.

UFCW President On Labor Issues This Election Cycle

John Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Morgan

Wendell Young IV, President of Local 1776 United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) told me why it is so important for working people to vote Tuesday ...