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American labor unions decline again

On January 21, 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report on the documenting the rise and fall of unionism in American.

AFL-CIO president: Work we did 'held the Senate'

In a post-election message to supporters, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka thanked those that he believes helped keep Democrats in office - saying 'the work that we did held the Senate.'

Op-Ed: Where is our proper representation in the health-care vote?

Health care cost control troubles? No problem: the Teamsters with the "Coalition to Win" of Andy Stern will help run it. How is Andy Stern’s Service Employees International Union profiting from Obama's health care proposal?

Op-Ed: US Labor Unions Alienating the American Public

Throughout the history of American labor, unions have enjoyed staunch support with the American people. Yet recent polling shows a nosedive of support for labor unions in the United States. Reasons abound, and they have no one to blame but themselves.

President Obama spoke at AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic

At an AFL-CIO picnic in celebration of Labor Day, Pres. Obama commended the work done by unions and remembered the work of Sen. Kennedy on employee rights and benefits.

AFL-CIO leader threatens legislators over health care support

The question of a public option in the health care proposals supported by the Democratic Party appeared is of key importance to the AFL-CIO, and now one of their key leaders is warning legislators who do not support that option.

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