Monday, October 18, 1999

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  • Union Endorsement with a Caveat

    Union leaders say that although the AFL-CIO endorsed Vice President Al Gore’s bid for the presidency last week, the Clinton Administration will need to take strong steps towards stopping the loss of manufacturing jobs if Gore hopes to get rank-and-file workers to vote for him. The nation has lost half a million manufacturing jobs just in the past 18 months.

  • The Post Corporate World

    Seventeen per cent of the US population, as opposed to the current 12 percent, would live under the poverty line under a new definition of poverty being considered by the Census Bureau.