Friday, July 08, 2005

Tell This To Babs and Reg

By WILL LESTER, Associated Press Writer Fri Jul 8, 4:24 PM ET

WASHINGTON - Organized labor should help politicians who will advance labor's cause rather than simply supporting Democrats, says a union leader pushing for changes in the AFL-CIO.

"We can't just elect Democratic politicians and try to take back the House and take back the Senate and think that's going to change workers' lives," said Andrew Stern, president of the Service Employees International Union.

So says this article about a potential schism in the AFL-CIO. Babs Kerr of the CTA and Reg Weaver of NEA, are you listening???

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