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Feds Find Probable Cause For Mercedes Labor Law Violations at Vance Plant

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Unions to Hold Press Conference and Rally in Coaling Alabama Monday, Jan. 27 – By Glynn Wilson – The National Labor Relations Board has found probable cause to hold a hearing charging Mercedes officials in Vance Alabama with violations of the National Labor Relations Act by acting to prohibit union organizing. A formal hearing on…

In Loving Memory of Billy Jack Tindle

Billy Tindle, former Secretary and Treasurer of the Alabama AFL-CIO and a life long member of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee, has died. “Billy was one of the few fortunate people in this world who got to earn a living doing what he loved to do,” said Al Henley, president of the Alabama AFL-CIO.…

Alabama AFL-CIO Urges ‘No’ Vote on Amendment Seven on Nov. 6

by Glynn Wilson Amendment 7 on Alabama’s ballot looks like a simple measure to preserve the right to a secret ballot. But the wording is misleading and, “it puts voters in the middle of the battle between labor and management,” said AFL-CIO President Al Henley. He said the amendment, written by Republicans in their ongoing…

Anniston Army Depot Workers Rally to Save 1,000 Jobs

Glynn Wilson by Glynn Wilson ANNISTON, Ala. — Several hundred union workers showed up at a “Save Our Jobs” rally here Monday night in the face of a threat by Republicans in Congress to claim reductions in the federal deficit by slashing up to 1,000 civilian jobs at the Anniston Army Depot. The American Federation…