Editors' Blog

Working in the Union Movement

Since 1995 when the Sweeney leadership interrupted the usual transition in the AFL-CIO, America's union movement has become more and more approachable.

Labor responds to White House event with Wal-Mart

Joint Statement by AFL-CIO Pres.

NLRB takes steps to aid unionization efforts

This was posted over at Americna Rights at Work.

It's not the Employee Free Choice Act, but...

When Democrats gained control of Congress in 2008, it seemed possible the Employee Free Choice Act could pass.

Labor praises "modest" improvements in union regulations

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on NLRB Election StandardsJune 21, 2011

South Carolina labor movement hammers Republicans on Boeing deal

South Carolina Workers Tell Gov. Haley, Other Lawmakers to Focus on Creating Good Jobs, Hold Boeing Accountable for Breaking the LawJune 17, 2011

Should Trumka run a primary campaign against Pres. Obama?

This is an excellent speech, in nearly every respect.

Podcast: Labor’s Independence and the Stakes in the 2012 Elections

Today we discuss responses to a recent speech delivered by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the political independence of the labor movement.

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