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Labor Advocate to Join Biden's Middle Class Task Force

The White House announced today that Mary Beth Maxwell, director of the pro-labor advocacy group American Rights at Work, is leaving that organization to become a senior adviser to the middle-class task force being headed up by Vice President Biden.

By Web Politics Editor  |  April 24, 2009; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Cast of Characters , House of Labor  
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Andy Stern at the Center of Union Tensions

By Alec MacGillis Another week, another sign that the labor movement is badly riven by...

By Eric Pianin  |  April 22, 2009; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  House of Labor  
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Stern Considers Alternatives to EFCA

Andy Stern, head of the influential Service Employees International Union, raised the prospect of reforms that would overhaul union elections without giving workers the option of organizing sans secret ballot elections.

By Web Politics Editor  |  April 20, 2009; 7:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  House of Labor  
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Drifting Right, Lincoln Comes Out Against EFCA

As members of Congress returned home for their two-week recess, Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) today wasted no time in delivering a major blow to the fading hopes of the Employee Free Choice Act.

By Web Politics Editor  |  April 6, 2009; 5:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  House of Labor  
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