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News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

NLRB Appointments

 The AFL-CIO has organized a user friendly email campaign.  Corporate-funded politicians in the U.S. Senate are threatening to shut down the National Labor Relations Board, the government...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 29, 2012

UAW Congratulates President Obama On His Re-Election

The UAW is proud to congratulate President Obama on his electoral victory in the 2012 election. It is with great pride that in large part because of a nationwide, grassroots effort by our active and...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 04, 2012


We know that in some cases that is difficult to focus on the importance of this coming Tuesday's election in light of what just happened however Election do matter and Election have consequences...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2012

Op Ed: Imported from Detroit

What do you think about when sitting in traffic on the Long Island Expressway, crosstown Manhattan, the New York State Thruway or the Meadowbrook Parkway? Do you think of diverse vehicle models on...

by Brian Schneck | on Oct 08, 2012

Make Calls for Obama Right Here in NYC

UAW Region 9A is organizing phone banks to union members and retirees from numerous unions in Pennsylvania, not just the UAW, as part of Labor 2012. Do not believe the polls, this race is tightening...

by Brian Schneck | on Aug 31, 2012

Historic: UAW President Bob King to address the nation tonight

A very proud message from President Brian SchneckLast week the Republicans tripped all over themselves to bash Unions, advocate for National Right to Work laws and pound their chests about stripping...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 29, 2012

Healthcare for millions upheld

Healthcare for millions upheld. That's the big news this week. If you didn't hear that the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, then chances are you live...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2012

WTF is going on in New Hampshire?

WTF is going on in New Hampshire? This is a series of worker-hate laws that the good people of New Hampshire are working on; A new right-to-work for less bill and a second right-to-work bill that is...

Save Hoosier families, Stop Right-to-Work Laws in Indiana!
by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2012

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball. It's official, the Indiana state House passed a "right to work" for less bill by 55 to 41. The issue now moves to the state Senate, where it...