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  • Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley

    Connecticut AFL-CIO Launches Direct Mail Hit on Tom Foley
    The Connecticut's largest labor organization will be bombarding mailboxes across the state with campaign mailers slamming Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley.
  • Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers

    Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says the union gave bad advice to workers who went on strike at a company he formerly owned in Pennsylvania. Foley made his comments Thursday morning after being told that Connecticut union officials were...

    American Airlines' ticket, gate agents vote to unionize

    (Reuters) - Passenger service agents at American Airlines backed union representation for the first time in their history on Tuesday, with about 86 percent of members voting in favor of collective bargaining, the union said. The vote affects about 14,500...

    Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House

    Pa. races' GOP tilt could be sign for U.S. House
    WASHINGTON — If Democrats ever hope to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia. But races in those suburbs are tilting toward...

    A minimum-wage hike finds hope in U.S. heartland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in liberal-leaning coastal states to date, could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections. Voters in the...