Democrats in Wisconsin and some of their union backers are vowing to launch a recall effort to try to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker. But a 2012 recall could be problematic.
08/10/2011 06:25 pm
The Obama administration's case against Guatemala, over its failure to protect unions within its borders, is seen as an attempt to garner US union support for stalled trade agreements.
07/13/2011 10:39 am
The unemployment numbers also energize a sparring match between the Obama administration and Republicans over who has policies that deserve voter support in 2012.
07/08/2011 08:08 pm
Colombia's ambassador this week urged Congress to approve a free trade pact negotiated back in 2007. US is losing market share as Colombia looks elsewhere for imports.
06/18/2011 11:44 am
Presidential politics and anti-union sentiments are fueling a growing debate over the NLRB's complaint against Boeing for moving part of its Dreamliner assembly line to South Carolina, a right-to-work state.
05/10/2011 09:48 pm
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In the fight for balanced budgets vs. benefits for public employees, what's fair and what's politics?
02/28/2011 03:02 pm
Patent law currently grants patents to the first person to invent something. Under a Senate reform bill, patent law would recognize the first person to file a patent.
02/28/2011 12:32 pm
The AFL-CIO is planning a protest Tuesday in Lansing, Michigan. This follows ongoing labor unrest in Wisconsin and Ohio over plans to reform public sector collective bargaining rules.
02/21/2011 02:55 pm
Wisconsin protests at the state Capitol pit a new wave of tea party-inspired Republicans against Democrats defending their most cherished ideals. It's a political drama that echoes across the country and could play out again across the newly 'red' Midwest.
02/18/2011 05:09 pm