About 200 community, labor and immigration activists gathered Wednesday in a Detroit park.
Government figures released Wednesday showed union membership declined from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent of the workforce.
“We’re going to lobby every time we feel it’s necessary,” said Mike Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 652. “
It took nearly three weeks and a new contract offer to get the fighting sides in hockey’s latest labor dispute back to the bargaining table.
NHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they will grant the players’ association’s executive board the authority to dissolve the union because of the inability to reach a collective bargaining agreement with the league.
Different location, different format, same old result in the ongoing fruitless NHL labor talks.
The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.