October 2010 Archive
As if unemployment is not high enough, Reid plans to add millions of new citizens. New York Times (October 31, 2010): Reid Promises Immigration Vote After Election By ASHLEY SOUTHALL Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic ... Teamsters approve more cuts at YRC Worldwide
Teamsters accept more concessions at YRC Worldwide RANDOLPH HEASTER | The Kansas City Star Oct. 30, 2010 Once again, YRC Worldwide Inc.’s drivers and dockworkers have accepted concessions aimed at keeping the struggling ... Is Karl Rove the Joe Biden of the Right?
Rove’s Palin criticism provokes backlash from supporters who label him Biden of the right Jon Ward | The Daily Caller 10/29/2010 Sarah Palin and her allies have not taken kindly to comments by ... AFL-CIO Reveals Unions Ground Game Numbers
An excerpt from a NPR piece on union GOTV: In the final days before the election, the union ground game kicks into high gear. Karen Ackerman, the political director of the AFL-CIO, ... Century Aluminum of Kentucky Labor Proposal Not Ratified by Steelworkers
MONTEREY, CA, Oct 29, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Century Aluminum of Kentucky, a wholly owned subsidiary of Century Aluminum Company (CENX 13.38, -0.14, -1.04%) , was informed by the ... Pratt Machinists Give Negotiators Strike Authority
Pratt workers given union right to call strike vote HARLAN LEVY | JOURNAL INQUIRER-Republican American 10/29/10 On Wednesday, just one day after contract talks with Pratt & Whitney began, Pratt's 3,400 union workers ... Composers hope to become…Teamsters?
Composers back union SCL supports Teamsters in effort JON BURLINGAME | Variety 10/29/10 The Society of Composers and Lyricists, which counts among its 1,200 members many of the composers and songwriters who write for ... Who’s Guarding the Cookie Jar?
With the miderm election wrapping up next week, win or lose, union bosses will be heading back to their offices and settling in to their normal routine of plotting, lobbying, ... Union Bosses Dump Blue Dogs
Labor helps key Senate Dems, but abandons most House Blue Dogs Alexander Bolton | The Hill 10/27/10 Organized labor is holding its nose and spending money to protect key Democrats in the Senate, ... NJ Teamsters Strike, Accuse Company of Unfair Labor Practices
Grocery Loaders Stage Strike Against Unfair Labor Practices Members of Teamster Local 863 Stage a One-Day ULP Strike WOODBRIDGE, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Truck loaders at Grocery Haulers, Inc., represented by ...
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