Pictures of a rally to kick off the boycott can be seen at: http://picasaweb.goo...You can help promote the boycott using myspace at: http://myspace.com/b... Read Boston Globe and Boston Herald coverage of Enterprise workers' call for … [Read more...]
AFL-CIO backs Medicare for All!
In a major step forward for the health care reform movement, the AFL-CIO is supporting improving and expanding Medicare to cover everyone. The federation's Executive Council issued the statement on March 6 at its annual meeting. … [Read more...]
Ever wonder how unions get started? Most people have no idea.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Thursday on the Employee Free Choice Act - the most important legislation in 70 years to ensure workers' freedom to bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions.Most people have no … [Read more...]
Surprising 19 percent vote for Rand Wilson earns ballot status for Working Families Party
With all precincts counted, the Wilson campaign for State Auditor achieved ballot status for the Working Families Party on Nov. 7 with surprising support from 19 percent of voters. Only 3 percent was needed to get ballot status for … [Read more...]
More support for Wilson for Working Families campaign
Teamsters Local 122 has endorsed Rand Wilson for state Auditor."When Rand was Director of Jobs with Justice back in the early 1990s, he worked tirelessly to support the members of Local 122 during our historic Miller Beer boycott to stop … [Read more...]
Hey bloggers: Union support for Wilson for state Auditor is growing!
"Back in 1989, Rand Wilson worked hard to support us during our three month strike to stop the telephone company from balancing skyrocketing health care benefit costs on our backs. And he has stood by Local 2222 members in every … [Read more...]
It’s time to send the Amendment Assassins a message
SenateRobert A. Antonioni Robert.Antonioni@state.ma.us 109-E 722-1230 Steven A. Baddour Steven.Baddour@state.ma.us 513 722-1604 Frederick E. Berry Frederick.Berry@state.ma.us 333 722-1410 … [Read more...]
Why I’m running for Auditor
Beyond that, I'm also running to build support for a new Working Families Party here in Massachusetts that will refocus the political agenda on the bread-and-butter economic issues that both major political parties have too often ignored. … [Read more...]
Would Ballot Freedom make Massachusetts elections more competitive?
The Globe recently editorialized about how few incumbents are facing contested elections (âIncumbents Rule,â Boston Globe, June 3, 2006). With 68 percent of state Senate and Representative seats currently uncontested, Massachusetts … [Read more...]
New Working Families Party has first organizational meeting
About 50 organizers gathered on Sat. May 13 for the first meeting of a new Working Families organization. There was good turnout from labor (CWA, IBT, SEIU, UFCW, UAW, MTA, IBEW, and IUOE), community groups (Mass Senior Action, ACORN, City … [Read more...]