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Hostess Twinkies Will be Back Without the Union!

Hostess Brands LLC says it will reopen its eastern Kansas bakery this summer, with the hiring of an initial 250 people already underway. “We expect to be making and selling in July,” Michael Cramer, executive vice president of Hostess Brands … Continue reading

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US Labor Department Helping Unions Organize in Haiti and Peru

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis on Thursday announced a $2.2 million grant that will be used to strengthen budding labor unions in Haiti and Peru. The taxpayer money will fund projects organized by the AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center, which aims to build … Continue reading

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Who’s to “Blame” for MIchigan’s Right-to-work Law? The UAW!

Were it not for UAW President Bob King’s introduction of the divisive Prop 2 in November’s campaign, right-to-work would not be an issue today. With his March announcement of a constitutional amendment to ban right-to-work and reverse Republican-led government reforms, sources say … Continue reading

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