Wisconsin retirees need to contact politicians and "get in their face in Washington" to stop proposed pension cuts, according to a leader of a group campaigning against the cuts.Read More »
By SAM HANANEL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Teamsters president James Hoffa is expected to win another five-year term heading one of the nation’s largest unions. With most of the votes counted, election results show Hoffa garnering about 57 percent ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin unions were mobilizing Monday to fight Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to remove nearly all collective bargaining rights for public employees. They don’t have much time. The Legislature is moving quickly ...
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By Sam Hananel AP Writer Washington — The Laborers’ International Union has agreed to rejoin the AFL-CIO, creating the possibility that a once-splintered labor movement is moving closer to reuniting under a single umbrella. “We are very excited that the ...Read More »
State proposal would require public schools to teach history of organized labor Madison (AP) — A state bill up for a hearing Thursday would require Wisconsin public schools to teach the history of organized labor and the collective-bargaining process in ...Read More »