Labor unions across the country are paying big money to defend forced unionism, pouring millions of dollars into a Missouri ballot initiative to overturn the state’s right-to-work law.
The president of the largest federation of unions in the United States is not ruling out the possibility that ALF-CIO, which represents over 12 million active and retired workers across the country, could endorse President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020.
The Supreme Court has put an end to compulsory union dues and fees for government workers, spurring praise from labor watchdogs and public outcry from organized labor.
Pennsylvania’s largest labor group threw its weight behind a moderate Republican congressman one year after its president warned that union officials may have grown too complacent with the Democratic Party.
The largest labor union in Pennsylvania is throwing its weight behind a Republican congressman.
The Trump administration began the first ever renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, hoping to fulfill one of the president’s chief campaign promises.
Union activists, with the help of a Washington, D.C., firm, reportedly have enough signatures to block Missouri from implementing its right-to-work law and force a ballot measure on the question in 2018.
The Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP) announced on Wednesday that it will begin a six-figure effort, including on-the-ground canvassing, phone-banking, and print and digital advertisements, in Missouri to rally support for the right-to-work law Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed in February.