Labor Day Struggle for Unions and Obama
Knickerbocker, Brad, The Christian Science Monitor
Labor Day marks a rough year for President Obama and the labor union movement that had high hopes for him. Unemployment remains high, and unions are under fire from political conservatives.
This Labor Day marks a rough year for the Obama administration and the labor union movement that had high hopes for him.
Both are dispirited by the failure of a slowly recovering economy to produce new jobs and get the unemployment rate back down below 9 percent. And union leaders - an important part of any Democrat's base of support - have been disappointed in Obama's apparent willingness to readily cooperate with (some would say capitulate to) Republicans and business …
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Publication information: Article title: Labor Day Struggle for Unions and Obama. Contributors: Knickerbocker, Brad - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 4, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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