Hundreds take part in local show of solidarity, as talks with big steel companies heat up across the United States
Three shifts a day, five days a week, with no overtime – that’s what local labor leaders are committing to to reduce the time and cost of constructing a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet has spent $27 million on snow and ice removal this season, with plenty of winter still left.
“I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it’s probably a positive for the state of Missouri,” Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.
Williamson County Judge Brad Bleyer gave an archaeology team the go-ahead on Monday for the work in Herrin Cemetery, which was being held up by an injunction.
“One of us has to bend,” Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 President Mike Breihan said. “I’m willing to bend a little bit if they’re willing to bend a little bit. We both have to give a little bit.”
Organizers say dozens of restaurants will be affected. The workers will be joined by clergy and community supporters.
The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Company says labor strife forced their hand.