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Dave Jamieson

Unhappy New Year For Workers Facing Job Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

Around 800 nursing home workers in Connecticut could be out of a job when the New Year's ball drops this weekend, as nursing home company HealthBridge...

Janell Ross

New York Building Cleaner Strike Could Have National Implications

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

As the New Year's Eve contract deadline looms for office cleaners who attend to some of New York City's most iconic buildings and the companies that o...

Janell Ross

N.Y. Building Cleaners Poised to Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

Workers who clean more than 1,500 buildings in New York -- including iconic facilities such as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center and the T...

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Wall Street Adjusts To Outside Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- During a recent demonstration in Washington, D.C., several hundred progressives gathered on K Street were protesting the same outrage bu...

Will Public Outrage Finally Force the President and the States to Prosecute Outlaw Bankers?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's bad enough to watch powerful people break the law with impunity, shatter the economy, get rescued with taxpayer dollars, and then get to scoff at the law as they walk away unpunished. Here's what's even worse: If they're not brought to justice, they'll do it again.

Occupy Wall Street: The First Quarter and Beyond

George Gresham | Posted 02.15.2012 | New York
George Gresham

In the world Wall Street has made, quarterly results are the measure of all things. And so, with the three-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street just passed, it is, inevitably, time to take stock of the movement.

Paul Blumenthal

Protesters Target Wall Street's Favorite Little Lobbying Shop

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, union members and Occupy protesters swarmed across downtown Washington, D.C. in an effort to protest companies that pay mo...

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Protesters Take Over K Street, Resulting In Dozens Of Arrests

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- At least 60 protesters were arrested on K Street NW, the historical lobbying hub of the nation's capital, as they blocked four key inter...

Police Arrest Protesters Blocking D.C. Streets

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement took to the streets of the nation's capital on Wednesday blocking downtown inters...

WATCH: Tea Party Rep Avoids The 99% In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

A group of protesters from the Chicago area in Washington, D.C. for the "Take Back the Capitol" week of action paid a visit to U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's o...

Republicans Maneuvering To Quash New Rules

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday moved ahead with plans to speed the pace of union elections, even as Republicans in...

Health Care Workers File Bold Voter Initiatives to Rein in Health Care Costs in California

Dave Regan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Impact
Dave Regan

Preserving the status quo is simply not possible. We need fundamental reform oriented around quality, cost-reduction and an aggressive attempt to reduce chronic disease.

Dave Jamieson

Airport Workers Say Pay Is Illegally Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Every day she goes to work at O'Hare International Airport, Elda Burke faces the same dilemma. Burke, 30, works as a passenger at...

Dave Jamieson

Newt Gingrich's Cavalier View Of Janitorial Work Challenged By Facts

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich argued at an address at Harvard University last week that American school systems should...

Progressive California Is Ready to Go on Offense

Dolores Huerta | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Dolores Huerta

Progressive leaders are trading notes, breaking down silos, building power and going on offense. In 2012, the strength of the 99% will be felt in California.

Elise Foley

Democrats Visit Alabama To Push For End Of Immigration Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

A group of congressional Democrats gathered in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday to show support for a growing movement against the state's immigration law,...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Occupy Detroit, Unions March Across Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

On a day where protesters came together across the globe to rally in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street on its two-month anniversary, Detroit saw not ...

Sam Stein

Who's Targeting Latino Voters?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Service Employees International Union, one of the most influential labor organizations in Washington, D.C., is undertaking a compreh...

Dave Jamieson

Expecting Tight Race, Major Union Gives Obama Early Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's largest labor unions gave President Obama an early 2012 endorsement on Wednesday, pledging to spend nearly a full ye...

Amanda Terkel

Election Day Shenanigans In Ohio Issue 2 Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Union officials in Ohio are questioning whether proponents of an anti-labor ballot initiative are trying to trick opponents of the measu...

Occupy Wall Street at 6AM Sunday

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

I woke up very early on Sunday morning and thought the Relentless Conservative (RC) should head on down to see what Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was all about.

Elise Foley

Immigrants To Wells Fargo: Stop Investing In For-Profit Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Latino and Somali immigrants are organizing in Minneapolis, Minn., against Wells Fargo, telling the bank to stop donating to anti-immigrant politician...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC To Attack Scott Brown

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and unions are forming a super PAC in Massachusetts to oppose the re-election of Republican Sen. Scott Brown. The unlimited...

Occupy Chicago Regroups After Recent Success

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

If the impending winter does not disband the movement, Occupy Chicago risks unraveling because of its own success.

PHOTOS: Thousands Attend Take Back Chicago Rally

The Huffington Post | Lizzie Schiffman, Jen Sabella & Joe Erbentraut | Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago

Frustrated teachers, unemployed college graduates and concerned citizens gathered in downtown Chicago Monday to "Take Back Chicago." The rally, which ...