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Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Business and labor leaders agreed on Saturday to a deal on the guest worker program, signalling a key development in the debate over immigration reform.Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., briefed Dennis McDonough, White Hous…

Nikki Haley Capitalizes from Piñata Smashing

Nikki Haley Capitalizes from Piñata Smashing

Chris Keane/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republicans are trying to capitalize off a recent video featuring a South Carolina AFL-CIO leader bashing a piñata bearing the face of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.Haley sent out a donation request via …

South Carolina AFL-CIO Leader Bashes Nikki Haley Pinata

South Carolina AFL-CIO Leader Bashes Nikki Haley Pinata

Chris Keane/Getty Images(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — A video has surfaced showing Donna Dewitt, the outgoing president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, bashing a piñata of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s face while Dewitt and her colleagues wer…

Obama Courts Union Workers

Obama Courts Union Workers

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama rallied union workers Monday, admitting in a campaign-style speech that he hasn’t always been a “perfect president” but saying he has always kept his promise to work o…

CEO Pay Now 380 Times Average Worker’s, Says AFL-CIO

CEO Pay Now 380 Times Average Worker’s, Says AFL-CIO

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just when you thought executive compensation couldn’t get much higher, the average CEO pay increased 14 percent to $12.9 million in 2011, 380 times that of the average worker, according to the AFL-CIO’s annual Executi…

AFL-CIO, Labor Unions Line Up Behind Obama

AFL-CIO, Labor Unions Line Up Behind Obama

Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s largest labor unions, whose support has been a mainstay of the Democratic Party, have set aside their frustrations and disappointments in President Obama and formally lined up behind …

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