Union front groups are planning more than 1,500 protests at Walmarts nationwide on Black Friday despite lacking significant support from actual employees, critics say.
The head of the AFL-CIO proposed the creation of formal partnerships with a variety of liberal special interest groups in the hopes that they will rally behind labor’s political agenda during the group’s national convention in Los Angeles on Sunday.
One of President Barack Obama’s new National Labor Relations Board nominees dedicated her career at the AFL-CIO to doing away with secret ballots in labor elections—a tactic critics say would make it easier to unionize and expose employees to intimidation.
The White House withdrew the nomination of National Labor Relations Board members Richard Griffin and Sharon Block as part of a deal to avoid the nuclear option in the Senate on Tuesday, but multiple legal experts told the Washington Free Beacon the Supreme Court could still go after President Barack Obama’s abuse of his recess authority.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) announced Thursday his intention to pursue the nuclear option to push through President Barack Obama’s controversial labor nominees.
Union bigwig Richard Trumka called on Harry Reid to “pull the trigger” on the nuclear option to push through two controversial members of the top labor watchdog.
Organized labor has become a leading proponent of President Barack Obama’s immigration agenda, a departure from more than a century of hostility to foreign-born workers.
Democratic officials, progressive groups target youth vote at conference sponsored by left-wing Center for American Progress.
The Senate is scheduled to vote today on a new version of the DISCLOSE Act, a controversial bill requiring more disclosure of political activity.