Sunday, April 19, 2015
AFSCME
Save Our Unions by Steve Early

Weekend Reader: ‘Save Our Unions: Dispatches From A Movement In Distress’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress, by labor journalist and union representative Steve Early. Early gives a voice to union workers who are losing funding and collective bargaining rights in the name of big business and elected leaders’ political gains. The decline of unions in the U.S. is a […]

May 17, 2014
detroit

Detroit Reaches Tentative 5-Year Deal With 14 Unions In Bankruptcy Case

By Brent Snavely, Matt Helms and Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Detroit has reached a new, five-year agreement with 14 of its unions, including AFSCME — the city’s largest union — in its bankruptcy case, according to a statement issued Monday by federal mediators who are assisting with the city’s restructuring. The tentative […]

April 28, 2014