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  • Why Don’t Barack Obama and John McCain Talk About the Working Class? Obamamccainworkweb
    With the economy the number one issue on the campaign trail, major party candidates John McCain and Barack Obama discuss their tax plans, jobs and the financial bailout on the stump. But are they really addressing the needs of the working class? A new study from the Center for the Study of Working Class Life suggests that neither McCain nor Obama have adequately spoken to the needs of one-fifth...
    October 27, 2008 | Story
  • Puerto Rican Labor Struggle: Teachers Vote Against Joining SEIU Felicianoweb
    It’s a major victory for the forty-two-year-old Teachers Federation of Puerto Rico, or FMPR. It was Puerto Rico’s largest union, representing over 40,000 teachers. But earlier this year, after many months of trying to negotiate with the governor, the FMPR was decertified over its refusal to comply with a ban on strikes by public employees. [includes rush transcript]
    October 27, 2008 | Story