UAW Backed NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade to “Reward the Administration for Good Behavior”

By: Thursday December 9, 2010 11:50 am

UAW President Bob King tells a more revealing story about the union’s curious support for the NAFTA-style Korea Free Trade deal. In an interview with labor reporter Mike Elk for In These Times, King makes the shocking admission that the union endorsed the deal simply to “reward the [Obama] Administration for good behavior” just for including the unions in the discussions.

 

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.

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