Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Is Midwest Anti-Union Push Falling Flat?

The Midwest's rash of anti-organized labor legislation is being discussed this week as union leaders from around the state - along with visitors from other states - gather in Charleston for the West Virginia AFL-CIO's annual legislative conference. Tim Burga, president of the Ohio AFL-CIO, says the unions are winning, citing last fall's defeat of a plan to strip his state's public employees of collective-bargaining rights and noting similar moves in Indiana and Wisconsin. Ordinary people may say they don't have time for politics, but Burga says they "get it."

Is Midwest Anti-Union Push Falling Flat?

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