Labor Silent in Opposing NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade; Here’s Where They Used to Stand

By: Saturday December 4, 2010 8:45 am

In the 14 hours since the White House dumped the news of a NAFTA-style Korea Free Trade agreement on a Friday night, labor unions are deafly silent in opposing this job-killing agreement.


Mary Kay Henry Takes the Helm of SEIU

By: Sunday May 9, 2010 12:45 pm

SEIU has a new President. The union’s executive committee elected health care organizer Mary Kay Henry as SEIU’s first female president today, after now President Emeritus Andy Stern announced his resignation several weeks ago.

SEIU’s Andy Stern to Step Down

By: Tuesday April 13, 2010 6:00 am

Ben Smith dropped a bombshell this evening with his report that SEIU President Andy Stern will resign. Stern, president of one of the country’s biggest unions since 1996, reportedly plans to resign before the end of his term in 2012. So what’s really going on here?

Change to Win Backs Health Care Bill (Update: AFL-CIO, Too)

By: Thursday March 18, 2010 4:00 pm

The Change to Win labor federation has unsurprisingly backed the health care bill, even with the increased excise tax on middle class health care plans. Later, the AFL-CIO’s Executive Committee also decided to endorse the bill.

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