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Wal-Mart and Cintas Campaign Against Pro-worker Legislation

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Elana Levin

Wal-Mart and Cintas are fighting to stop legislation which would help protect workers who want to unionize.

The Meaning of Increasing the Minimum Wage

Bruce Raynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Raynor

The bubbles have burst. Our economy is sinking. Americans are looking for a new approach. The increase in the minimum wage points the way forward.

Marc Cooper

Video: John Edwards Disses Clinton On Social Security | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

John Edwards says he's not going anywhere, except straight ahead into this Saturday's Nevada cacuses. After an appearance at the Carpenters Union in L...

Marc Cooper

John Edwards Not Planning to Quietly Fade Away | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Las Vegas, NV - As he pinballs and caroms through Nevada union halls, vet centers and community meeting rooms packed with cheering, sometimes fervent ...

In Blow To Labor, Feds Restrict Union Use Of Email

New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employers have the right to prohibit workers from using the company's e-mail system to send out unio...

Strike Fears Grow As Hollywood Labor Talks Break Down

Los Angeles Times | Richard Verrier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Halloween is looking scarier than ever for Hollywood. Studio executives and representatives of the Writers Guild of America abruptly ended talks Frid...

Time To Reassess NAFTA: Clinton

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton told union leaders and Iowa voters her economic leadership should be judged by how well the middle class fares -- and ...

SEIU Takes A Pass, Will Not Endorse In Dem Primary

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Service Employees International Union, one of the most politically engaged labor organizations, announced Monday there will be no Democratic prima...

Obama Strategist On Poll Stall: Barack Has "Hidden Vote"

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A reason White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) is stalled in early primary and caucus state polls is that his "hidden vote" does not show up ...