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Dave Jamieson

Labor Unions Take Stock As Numbers Dwindle

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Just as the percentage of Americans belonging to a union has fallen to a historic low, the leader of the largest labor federation in the country on Th...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Leader: 'Weak' Michigan Gov Epitomizes GOP Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lot of people would think the passage of right-to-work legislation in union-stronghold Michigan signifies broader troubles for an emba...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Making 'Desperate' Play On Coal, Auto Industries: Union Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka assailed Mitt Romney on Monday for his campaign's recent criticism of President Barack Obama on coal an...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO Super PAC, Workers' Voice, Raises Almost Four Million Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A super PAC affiliated with the labor federation AFL-CIO will announce on Tuesday that it has raised $3.7 million. It currently has $3 m...

John Celock

Labor Leader Takes Issue 2 Victory Lap

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecting the results with the Occupy Wall Street movement, organized labor is taking a victory lap over Tuesday's repeal of Ohio's con...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO's Trumka, Facing Worst Political Climate In His 40 Years, Outlines New Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with hostility from Democrats and Republicans alike, as well as scant hope that his organizational objectives can be accomplished,...

Sarah Palin Tries To Convert Union Members: Your Bosses 'Have Acted Like Thugs'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin continued a bristly squabble with AFL-CIO President Richard Thursday, defending her record with unions, bashing union bosses who she said ...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO Prepared To Spend More Than $53 Million In 2010, Narrowing Targets

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A top official with the AFL-CIO said on Tuesday that the union conglomerate is prepared to spend more than the $53 million it has already pledged towa...