Category Archives: Labor

Weekly Address: One Million American Jobs Saved and a Stronger American Auto Industry

President Obama talks about his choice to rescue the American auto industry from collapse and save more than one million American jobs.

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Labor Day Tweet Of The Day: Today We Celebrate The Business Man!

Typically today we celebrate the working men and women of this country. You know, those everyday working people who have built this country with their hands and their sweat. Unfortunately, the Republican Party doesn’t see it that way anymore. For Republican Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, the meaning of Labor Day is to celebrate the businessmen of this country. Sorry workers, the Republican Party just took away your one and only holiday…

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Happy Labor Day! Thank You To The Union Brothers & Sisters Who Made It Possible…

Once again it’s Labor Day, the day we celebrate the American worker. A day that has been brought to you through the blood and sweat of workers and their fight to organize… More than 100 years after the first Labor Day observance, there is still some doubt as to who first proposed the holiday for workers. Some records show that Peter J. McGuire, general secretary of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and a cofounder of the American Federation of Labor, was first in suggesting a day to honor those “who from rude nature have delved and carved all the grandeur we behold.” But Peter McGuire’s place in Labor Day history has not gone unchallenged. Many believe that Matthew Maguire, a machinist, not Peter McGuire, … Continue reading

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MN GOP Legislators Reject State Union Contracts

Courtesy of The Uptake: MN GOP Legislators Rejects State Union Contracts from The UpTake. Like this? Watch the latest episode of The UpTake on Blip! http://blip.tv/the-uptake/watch Representative Leon Lillie (DFL) argues that state employees should be given the 2% raise that the unions have negotiated with Governor Mark Dayton. Senator Mike Parry (R) and other Republicans oppose the move and shut down debate, voting 6-4 to reject the contract. See all episodes of The UpTake http://blip.tv/the-uptake#EpisodeArchive Visit The UpTake’s series page http://blip.tv/the-uptake

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Meet The Guys Who Mitt Romney Laid Off To Make A Quick $100 Million

Oh, and they had to build the stage from where the announcement came that they were losing their jobs… Is a vote for this Mitt Romney basically building your own stage?

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