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Musk calls attack on Tesla working conditions 'outrageous'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is denying allegations that factory workers are subject to poor working conditions. In fact, Musk called the allegations "morally outrageous," in a direct message with Gizmodo.

Republican strategist labels Scott Walker 'a dumb A** '

On February 26, 2015, Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker told the 2015 CPAC, "that he has the guts and experience to take on the Islamic State (ISIS) because he faced down public employee unions in his home state (2012)."

Unionizing Toyota’s Ontario workforce

Cambridge - Canada’s largest private-sector union is hoping to achieve what other unions were never able to do — unionize the Toyota workforce in southwestern Ontario.

Op-Ed: The November midterm elections may be about more than Obamacare

The November midterm elections are shaping up to be a referendum on Obamacare in the congressional races — however, in the gubernatorial and state legislature contests, the election may be about something else entirely.

With an incredibly healthy pipeline, Boeing deemed ready to fly

With a contentious labor union vote behind it, and with global airplane manufacturing orders in abundance, the Boeing Company appears poised for untethered growth.

Op-Ed: Swindlers and Luddites responsible for second BART strike

San Francisco - Despite high anticipation for a resolution, BART workers have gone on strike for the second time this year after negotiation between management and the union broke down.

Op-Ed: Vulture Capitalism and CEO pay caused Hostess’ demise, not unions

Last week Hostess Brands Inc. announced they would be shutting down operations after more than eighty years of production. While headlines have been quick to blame unions for the downfall of the company, a closer look reveals there’s more to the story.

Op-Ed: Junk Food Market Still Kicking , but Hostess Suffers Sugar Crash

It is easy to blame Hostess' problems on the decrease in sales, but they only saw a small decrease in sales last year. Hostess' problems are due to management, and not market shares.

Seth MacFarlane speaks publicly about Jon Stewart confrontation

In an appearance on CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight,' Seth MacFarlane, creator of the popular animated series 'Family Guy,' spoke out about an uncomfortable telephone conversation initiated by Jon Stewart.

Op-Ed: The 4,700 public union pink slips that didn't bring outrage

When Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker grappled with an unsustainable state budget and faced off with public union, the protests became a national sensation, but Connecticut's deep public union cuts have not received a whimper.

Pawlenty: Obama dictating where companies can create jobs

In a piece published in the National Review Online, Republican presidential candidate and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty accused the Obama administration of overstepping federal bounds on job creation.

Biden compares GOP economic strategy to blaming rape victims

Speaking at a fundraiser in Philadelphia on Friday, US Vice President Joe Biden compared Republican approaches on economic reform to blaming rape victims for wearing provocative skirts.

Op-Ed: What Poland's old communists and Gov. Scott Walker have in common

Do unions not have a place in a democratic society? The old Soviet Regime did not tolerate independent trade unions that could challenge the edicts of the government. Will unions one day be banished from the U.S.?

Photo Essay: Madison Wisconsin protest - The faces of democracy Special

These images were taken February 26 2011 during the afternoon protests against Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker's controversial 'Budget Repair Bill'.

Nationwide rallies staged against Wisconsin budget-cutting bill

Madison - Liberal advocacy group Moveon.org spearheaded rallies all over America on Saturday in support of protests staged by public employees in Wisconsin against the newly passed budget-cutting bill.

Senate stops Becker's nomination

Tuesday the United States' Senate rejected President Obama's nomination to fill a vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board.

Walmart Pressures Employees to Vote Republican

In the past few weeks, thousands of Walmart store managers and department heads nationwide have been attending mandatory meetings designed to influence their vote this November, the Wall Street Journal has learned.

Op-Ed: Labor Unions Unite To Fight Globalism

It seems pretty bizarre that in order to fight Globalism, two of the largest labor unions in England and the United States are considering merging. They are negotiating at this moment, conspiring to control labor and passing it off as fighting Globalism.
 

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Students in red march down to Wisconsin's Capitol in support of their teachers, one of the group of workers affected by Gov. Walker's new bill.
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Labor Unions in support of CPMC, showed up at the steps of City Hall on July 14, 2011

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