Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Tag Archive: 2012 Democratic National Convention

  • Democrats’ Labor Piggybank Returns

    Posted on Jan 21, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    This summer, organized labor went out of its way to say it was no longer beholden to the Democratic Party’s agenda. But the checks coming in now show that the Democrats and labor never really broke up. The Hill reports that at least nine labor unions have donated to President Obama’s second inauguration, which took place today. Those ponying […]

  • Will Democrats Cave to UNITE HERE’s Demands?

    Posted on Nov 18, 2010 by Center for Union Facts

    Last week, the labor union UNITE HERE, which represents mostly service workers, issued a demand to the Democratic Party. UNITE HERE wanted Cleveland and Charlotte, N.C., two of the sites being considered for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, ruled out because the cities didn’t have enough unionized hotels. While the demand seems rather comical to […]