Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Women’s Employment is Pivotal in 2012 Election

The state of the economy is always a pivotal issue in a Presidential election year, and this year is no different.   Candidates are well aware of this and as we draw closer to the November election each candidate has begun to devote more time to stump speeches that address topics ranging in scope from taxes […]

Obama’s UAW Speech Highlights Union Talk in Both Political Parties

This week President Obama gave a fiery speech to United Auto Workers about protecting unionism. In what appeared to be a campaign-style speech, Obama spoke in partisan terms, saying, quite passionately, that “I’ll promise you this: as long as you’ve got an ounce of fight left in you, I’ll have a ton of fight left […]

Unionism in Wisconsin and the GOP Race

When Governor Scott Walker signed into law a bill stripping public sector employees of their collective bargaining rights, he put himself in the political crosshairs of the union movement in Wisconsin. To date, recall efforts have reached a fever pitch, with Walker’s opponents collecting over 1,000,000 petition signatures to put him on a recall ballot […]