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Afscme Lee Saunders

Meet America's Highest Paid Government Workers

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

As the nation seeks to understand the causes and solutions of income inequality, the recent trend of outsourcing public services to for-profit corporations should be a focus of study. We've allowed huge corporations to assume control of our schools, roads, prisons and libraries.

Sam Stein

Labor Leader Calls Politicians 'Turncoats,' Says Time To 'Make Them Pay'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the top labor leaders in the country ripped into two prominent Democratic lawmakers Monday morning, calling them "turncoats" and...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Leader: 'We Did Deliver' Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a labor movement that's found itself on its heels for much of the past two years, President Barack Obama's decisive victory in Tuesd...

Sam Stein

Obama-Allied Union Faces Major Presidential Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, one of the most influential unions in the country, is poised to witne...

Sam Stein

EXCLUSIVE: AFSCME Treasurer Launching Historic Presidential Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The labor movement could witness a historic change at the very top this June with the election of a new president to American Federation...

Sam Stein

Lee Saunders, Likely AFSCME President, Pledges To Continue Primarying Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The likely successor to AFSCME President Gerald McEntee pledged on Thursday to continue and even accelerate the union's mission to primary those Democ...