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Unions are divided on the KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline: “Not only do we hurt the environment, but we lose our allies.”- Amalgamated Transit Union President Larry Hanley
More from Mike Elk of In These Times
One speech by TUC head Brendan Barber might have sounded familiar in Wisconsin or Ohio:
“The burden of deficit reduction is being piled unfairly on to millions of low- and medium-paid public sector workers who did nothing to cause the crash.”….
Even the doctors’ union, the staid British Medical Association, voted overwhelmingly at its recent convention to ballot for “all forms of industrial action” if the government does not retreat on pensions.
Britain’s public employees will soon be joining their European counterparts in escalating labor unrest. More from
British Strike Begins Drive to Save Public Pensions