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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.

Posted on April 24, 2009 at 04:03 PM ET | Comments (6)

Andy Stern at the Center of Union Tensions

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

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 06:30 PM ET | Comments (4)

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.

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 07:47 PM ET | Comments (5)

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.

Posted on April 6, 2009 at 05:41 PM ET | Comments (16)

 

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