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Obama Offers To Wash Republicans' Cars, 'Walk Their Dog' If They Support Workers

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting ...

Obama Wades Into Labor Fight

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

By Richard Cowan and Bernie Woodall CAMBRIDGE, Md./CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb 14 (Reuters) - P resident Barack Obama on Friday waded into...

Dave Jamieson

DNC Spotlights Weak Union Presence In North Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Jenni Hembree remembers how demanding the guests were when she worked at the Holiday Inn Express in Charlotte, N.C., near Independence Boulevard. One ...

Unions Plan Unprecedented Effort Ahead Of Election

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Labor unions plan to send out more than 300,000 volunteers later this month to canvass voters to support President Barack Obama's re-ele...

Obama, Democrats Losing Key Support

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the early days of the Obama administration, organized labor had grand visions of pushing through a sweeping agenda that would he...

Sam Stein

Wisconsin Protests Set Up Delicate Dance Between Obama And Labor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ongoing protests surrounding an anti-union measure in Wisconsin has placed the president and the Democratic Party in a yet another d...

AFL-CIO Convention: Solidarity with Van Jones?

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan Smith

f labor wants to promote green jobs, labor should embrace Van Jones -- publicly, loudly, and fast -- at the AFL-CIO Convention.

Labor Chiefs Privately Plan Campaign To Pressure Obama

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a private meeting tomorrow in Washington, D.C., the most powerful and prominent leaders of the labor movement are planning to finalize the details ...