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Pittsburgh says: 'Give it a go, Joe'

...AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who joined Biden at the parade, said the vice president got a strong response from the city's workers."If you're looking for energy, this is a great place to get energy today," the labor leader said.
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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...echoed Obama's theme in a march with an influential labor leader, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who introduced...Workers and Community" in red, white and blue. Labor leaders Randi Weingarten and Mary Kay Henry joined Obama for...
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Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...candidate. The union is led by Randi Weingarten, a longtime Clinton ally, and comes as Clinton has sought the support of labor leaders.The former secretary of state is expected to begin outlining a series of specific economic proposals this summer...
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Group launches anti-Walker ad campaign

...funded primarily by labor unions is supporting Walker and has spent almost $500,000 on advertising, according to labor leader Vince Beltrami, who chairs the group.___Information from: Alaska Dispatch News,
Labor leaders endorse Walker, Mallott

ANCHORAGE - Alaska labor leaders on Thursday endorsed the newly formed team of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott in the governor's race.The Alaska AFL-CIO announced...
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...a three-way race. In August, the umbrella labor organization declined to endorse either Walker or Mallott, but labor leaders later overwhelmingly threw their support behind the newly formed team.AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami did not...
Group speaks in support of Senate coalition

JUNEAU - A nonpartisan group that includes former lawmakers and labor leaders, formed to fight a proposed oil company merger in 1999, came together again Thursday to express support for the Alaska Senate's...
Time for Alaska to fight back

...Alaska first" heart is comforted to see the resurrection of Backbone, it is going to take a lot more than business and labor leaders to keep the Senate Bipartisan Coalition intact. It is going to take motivated voters actively supporting the Senators...
Fairweather launch set back 1 week the American Bureau of Shipping and the U.S. Coast Guard. As the ship begins making daily runs next month, labor leaders will head back to the bargaining table to negotiate three-year contracts with the state for the vessel's employees...
Waterfront work can be dangerous

...influences, the West Coast union was always clean - at least since the time Harry Bridges was president. He was a noted labor leader who was accused by the government of being a communist, but he was always loyal to his workers and placed their welfare...


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