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Guest Opinion: Employee Free Choice Act would help middle class

You can't help the working poor by feeding the rich more. That's the verdict on the last 30 years of debt-driven credit card economics. Just look at the numbers. Worker productivity soared over the last 25 years, leading to record profits, while workers' wages stayed flat.

April 02, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: Many in U.S. work long, have no health benefits

Montana union members are participating in state and local government, community groups and local benefit events in record numbers. Union members play a huge role in strengthening neighborhoods, supporting economies and working to improve the lot of struggling families.

September 02, 2007 11:00 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: Celebrating a good year for Montana workers

Labor Day 2006 is truly a time to celebrate in Montana, as efforts to improve the lot of the state's working families gain momentum. In one such effort, hundreds of union members donated time to gather signatures and helped qualify Initiative 151 - which will raise Montana's minimum wage by …

September 03, 2006 11:00 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: Everything must be on the table for Legislature

In the next few weeks, the 58th session of the Montana State Legislature will convene. Oaths of office will be taken, and promises will be made. This is a great opportunity for the citizens of our state. We look forward to a session of leadership. A session where name-calling, finger-pointin…

December 15, 2002 11:00 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: Labor ready to work with anyone on state's economy

As another beautiful Montana summer draws to a close, Labor Day is upon us. This celebration is usually considered the last weekend of summer, and while many working families will be relaxing, recreating, barbecuing and picnicking, it is also a time of reflection for all workers. Labor Day p…

September 01, 2002 11:00 pmLoading…

Guest Opinion: AFL-CIO leadership takes new approach

The first official celebration of Labor Day took place 107 years ago. On September 3, 1894, workers throughout America put down the tools of production and took time out to celebrate their accomplishments. This weekend the whole country will be celebrating the working people of America in a …

September 02, 2001 11:00 pmLoading…

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