Monday, February 28, 2011
Standing up for Workers Rights: The People Hold their House
More than 100,000 union members and their supporters rallied in Madison, Wis., on Saturday to tell Gov. Scott Walker to stop the attacks on public employees’ right to bargain for middle-class jobs. Tens of thousands more rallied in solidarity with Wisconsin workers in cities across the nation. On Sunday, when Gov. Walker ordered the Capitol building cleared, workers held their ground and maintained a presence throughout the night at what is now becoming known as The People’s Cathedral.
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Majority in Poll Back Employees in Public Sector Unions
By MICHAEL COOPER and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN
Respondents said they opposed efforts to weaken collective bargaining rights and were against reducing state deficits via cutbacks for public workers.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's standing is eroding, opponents say, citing poll
Spreading Anti-Union Agenda (NYT)
More from Saturday’s Nationwide Rallies (AFL-CIO)
Yes, America Still Needs Unions By Joe Conason (truthdig)
Join us Wednesday on March 2nd at 4:30 at City Hall in Rochester to stand in support of working people and our right to have a voice on the Job!!!