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Bank of America Settlement for $16.65 Billion

August 27, 2014
By Neal Tepel


New York, NY – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America for their misconduct that led to the crash of the housing market.

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UFCW President Hansen Statement on the Mother of Michael Brown

August 26, 2014

Washington, D.C. — Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), released the following statement to LaborPress regarding UFCW member Lesley McSpadden whose son Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Americans Face Hours That “Bounce Around”

August 27, 2014
By Stephanie West


Washington DC - The prevalence of part-time work and unpredictable schedules continued to make headlines across the country last week. A piece on NY Times Upshot argued that part-time hours and the lower pay that often accompanies those unpredictable hours disproportionately affect women in the workforce.

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Teamsters Ratify Stroehmann Contracts

August 25, 2014
By Stephanie West


Cheektowaga, N.Y. -- Teamsters Local 264 members at Stroehmann Bakeries and Grocery Haulers Inc. (GHI) in Olean, N.Y., have voted overwhelmingly to ratify contracts providing for significant workplace improvements. Route sales drivers and garage mechanics at Stroehmann voted in favor of a successor agreement that improves wages and maintains health care benefits.

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Hillary Wallops All Republicans

August 27, 2014
By John Zogby


I am sorry to have to tell you this: sometimes the pundits have no idea what they are talking about.

If you watch the talking heads (I try not to) and read the blogs (I read some), you would think that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has mortally wounded her chances of ever becoming President. Her book tour is just short of disastrous; her interviews have revealed a woman who is clearly out of touch with the reality of the 99%; and she has committed the most egregious act a party nominee can do by criticizing a sitting President from her own party. I truly get the scenario.

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Hillary Hammers Democratic Field for 2016

August 25, 2014
By John Zogby


Washingon, DC - Who needs book sales, hugs, and good television interviews? So far, not former Secretary of State, former Senator, and former First Lady Hillary Clinton. Despite taking a pounding from Beltway pundits, Mrs. Clinton retains a solid lead over her challengers for the 2016 Democratic nomination, according to a new poll by Zogby Analytics.

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