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Dave Jamieson

After 37 Years, Venerable Lefty Magazine Finally Unionizes

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The staff of the progressive independent magazine In These Times joined the Communications Workers of America on Monday, formally making...

John Celock

Christie Plan Slammed As Discriminatory

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

A proposal from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) administration to overhaul the state's civil service structure is being criticized by a prominent...

Chris Christie Lottery Plan Slammed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Organized labor is attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's plan to privatize the state lottery with a new ad that began airing statewide on Monday....

Behind The Massive New Liberal Plan To Remake American Politics

Mother Jones | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

It was the kind of meeting that conspiratorial conservative bloggers dream about. A month after President Barack Obama won reelection, top brass fr...

99% Spring Disrupts Verizon Shareholder Meeting Six Times

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Today's Verizon shareholder meeting in Huntsville, Alabama was disrupted six separate times by members of the 99% Power coalition, part of the 99% Spring movement.

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Tonight

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the national media eyes the Illinois primary race between Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, progressive activists have their...

1000 Arizona unionists rally to protest anti-labor bills

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

About a thousand union members, both public and private sector, and their supporters rallied on the lawn of the Arizona State Capitol to protest a suite of anti-labor bills currently being considered by the state legislature

Dave Jamieson

Lawmakers To Punish, Shame Outsourcers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Saying they hope to stem the tide of jobs heading overseas, legislators introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday in the House that would p...

Teachers, Service Workers Support Oakland's Strike Without Striking

Turnstyle | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Turnstyle

Originally published on turnstylenews.com/occupy, Turnstyle News' special coverage page of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Also in RSS form>> By...

Verizon Workers Will End Strike Without A Deal

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.20.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Thousands of striking Verizon workers will return to work starting Monday night, though their contract dispute isn't over yet. Both the c...

Labor Boosted by Proposed Merger

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Will Marshall

America's embattled labor movement hasn't had much to celebrate lately, so it's worth noting when a major union welcomes a business mega-merger.

Some Good Election News: Thousand of Airline Workers Vote to Unionize

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Amid all the bad news for workers last week, what was missed is that 3,000 workers with Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways, voted to become members of the Communication Workers of America.

Alan Simpson Does Not Belong on This Jury

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara J. Easterling

Imagine if Social Security were put on trial. There isn't a judge in the land that would let Alan Simpson, the co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, stay on the jury.

Wayne Mitchell, Ex-Union Head, Charged With Embezzling $200,000

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The former head of a union representing mailroom employees of New York-based newspapers has been charged with embezzling more than $2...

Call Now: Verizon Wireless Sponsors Union-Busting Mountaintop Removal Rally?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Verizon and a British Lord are joining forces to deny climate change and fight unions.