LANSING – The end of the 2011 legislative session was as bad as the beginning, and the middle, for the state’s working class. ..
WASHINGTON – The nation’s union movement achieved a rare victory on Dec. 21, when new rules were adopted by the National Labor Relations Board that will make it tougher for employers to stall union organizing drives. ..
LANSING – Organized labor has little to show for its battles with state Republican lawmakers in 2011, in the effort to stop the GOP’s steady stream of anti-worker legislation. The GOP, controlling all levers of power in the state capital, pretty much did what it wanted last year. ..
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