Unions seek opportunity amid pension woes, slow economy
What looked to be shaping up as a good time politically for labor unions in the U.S. has been interrupted by the struggling economy and slow progress on reform in Washington, but unions are keeping hopes high. These issues provide the backdrop for nearly one-quarter million U.S. workers whose union contracts with food retailers are scheduled to expire this year. Headed by large contracts up for renewal in the Midwest, Northeast, New England and Texas, the United Food and Commercial Workers ...
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