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Entries Tagged as 'Union'

Oh Snap Monday! Waking Up Early Stuff

August 18th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Union-bashing is definitely disguised as concern for workers. You bet your booties it’s a McConnell ploy. [H-L] The McConnell campaign sure likes to lose its shiz when the Lunsford campaign complains about anything. So it’s funny to watch the McConnell camp squirm over Lunsford’s latest campaign ad. [McConnell's "Blog"] WTVQ in Lexington has killed it’s [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Health Care · Jim Bunning · Labor · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Union

John Rogers Releases Ad, Gets Endorsements

May 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off

John Rogers, a Democrat running for State Senate in the 9th District has released a new campaign ad. He rails against casinos and raising taxes, so it’s pretty clear he’s already running like he’s the nominee. Peep the ad after the jump. And he’s picked up quite a few endorsements lately. Just this week he [...]

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Tags: Labor · Senate · Union

UAW, AFL-CIO Endorse John Rogers for Senate

April 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

UAW Local 2164 and Kentucky’s AFL-CIO have both endorsed Democratic State Senate candidate John Rogers of Glasgow (9th Senatorial District). Rogers faces Horace F. Johnson and Steve Newberry in the May primary. Bob Bryant, David Givens and Jeff Jobe face off in the Republican primary. Republican Richie Sanders currently holds the seat. According to a [...]

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Tags: Labor · Senate · Union

Update: Newspaper Guild Ratifies Contract

January 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

To update yesterday’s story… The Lexington Newspaper Guild, which has been feuding with the Herald-Leader’s management team (and McClatchy), has ratified unanimously a five-year collective bargaining agreement. According to a press release the contract will be retroactive to January 1, 2007 and was reached after a two-day meeting with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. [...]

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Tags: Journalism · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Union

Rumors in the Political World

September 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

To follow up on an earlier post… We hear that the UAW and UMWA endorsed all Democratic candidates last week. Beshear-Mongiardo for Governor/Lt. Gov., Bruce Hendrickson for Secretary of State, Jack Conway for Attorney General, Todd Hollenbach for Treasurer, Crit Luallen for Auditor. This hasn’t been officially released but is confirmed by one campaign and [...]

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Tags: Crit Luallen · David L. Williams · Election 2007 · Jack Conway · Labor · Steve Beshear · Todd Hollenbach · Union

Absolute Power?

August 13th, 2007 · 2 Comments

CBS affiliate KXMC in North Dakota begins to talk about John Cheves’ in-depth analysis of McConnell and his Labor Secretary wife. The tragedy at the Crandall Canyon mine in Utah, where six men are currently trapped underground, has brought to light the partnership between Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his wife, Secretary of Labor Elaine [...]

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Tags: Elaine Chao · Flashback · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Union · Wiretapping