The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country ... Facebook is expanding its operations in anti-union North Carolina using IBEW workers (see video above) The Cry Wolf Project is tracking and debunking
February 29, 2012

[oldembed src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qgf7E-OujMw" width="425" height="300" resize="1" fid="21"]

The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country ...

  • Facebook is expanding its operations in anti-union North Carolina using IBEW workers (see video above)
  • The Cry Wolf Project is tracking and debunking right-wing claims that everything that Democrats do is killing jobs
  • American Rights at Work has launched a new website 'Wrong for Everyone', that takes on right-to-work (for less) laws
  • Rocky Mountain Train tickets were given as schwag at the Oscars despite the company's current lockout
  • Politifact says Mitt Romney is lying to say that Barack Obama gave the auto companies to the UAW
  • Romney is bashing unions now, but he lauded them in 2002 in connection with the Olympics
  • Is Workers Compensation the next front in the assault on labor?
  • Is the speaker of the House, Brian Bosma, moonlighting as a union-busting attorney?
  • The Scott Walker recall is currently a toss-up
  • The Walker recall election could take place as early as May 29
  • Four states are attempting to raise the minimum wage this year, despite strong opposition
  • German workers were stunned by U.S. anti-unionism in a tour of T-Mobile's American operations
  • Union ironworkers are standing up for their non-union brethren against Wal-Mart
  • Can you help us out?

    For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

    Discussion

    New Commenting System

    Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. When registering you will also be presented with the option to tie all your old Disqus comments to your new Insticator account. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

    We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.