Friday, April 15, 2011

Unions are losing that Hopey-Changey Feeling

Solidarity for Sale: How Corruption Destroyed the Labor Movement and Undermined America's Promise

Union leaders now think they are getting screwed by democrats too. It couldn't happen to a more deserving bunch.
(Politico)- Furious union presidents complained about budget cuts, a new trade agreement and what some view as their abandonment, even by their typically reliable allies among Senate Democrats.

“Now, not only are we getting screwed by the Republicans but the Democrats are doing it too,” said one union official, characterizing the mood at a summit of labor leaders who are worried that Democrats seem unlikely to go to the mat for them as an election year approaches.

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