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Friends Without Benefits: Obama's Betrayal of Labor

David Macaray | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
David Macaray

It's now a bit embarrassing to admit, but organized labor actually had high hopes for Barack Obama. But unfortunately, the man who said, "Politics didn't lead me to working folks; working folks led me to politics," hasn't done much to help working folks.

Anti-EFCA Dem Linked To Dead Worker In New Union TV Ad

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is some rough stuff. The SEIU has just launched a hard-hitting Web video that ties Blue Dog Democrat Dan Boren to the horrific death of a worker ...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

How Labor Can Get 60 Votes On EFCA Without Getting 60 Votes | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor movement's mostly unspoken tactic to pass the Employee Free Choice Act -- its legislation of generational importance -- seeped out into publ...

Dems Introducing Card Check Legislation Tuesday

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tomorrow, Democrats in both houses of Congress plan to introduce a union-organizing bill that is labor's top priority for the year, Democratic officia...

Sam Stein

Obama's Remarks On Employee Free Choice Act Make Labor "Very Pleased" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Labor officials are "VERY pleased" with statements made by President Barack Obama on the Employee Free Choice Act during a sit down interview with 15 ...

Ryan Grim

Big Labor Launches Multimillion Dollar EFCA Ad Campaign (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Big Labor will launch a multimillion dollar national ad campaign Thursday to push for the Employee Free Choice Act. Known as "card check," the bill ha...