Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina

...South Carolina Chamber of Commerce gave him a 100 percent rating for his votes in 2013, and he has the support of the AFL-CIO union.The chief point Hutto wants to hammer home is that Graham cares more about international affairs, like the attack on...

Augusta city bus drivers vote to unionize

Augusta bus drivers voted Thursday to affiliate with the AFL-CIO's Transport Workers Union of America, in a move not surprising to critics of the city's troubled transit system.Thirty-nine...

Georgia business-labor coalition calls for immigration reform, cites survey

...Technology Association of Georgia, the Georgia Restaurant Association, the Georgia Poultry Federation and the unions ALF-CIO and Workers United."You cannot dismiss the economic data because it is clear; it is compelling; it is real, and it is conservative...

Computer concerns at Athens hospital

...physician for (five) days."The letter was addressed to ARMC President and CEO James G. Thaw and Senior Vice President and CIO Gretchen Tegethoff. It was signed by more than a dozen physicians, including Carolann Eisenhart, president of the medical...

Georgia would feel minimum wage hike, study says

...averaged $41,000 in profits per employee, according to AFL-CIO research.Georgia will be among the biggest winners from an...according to Charlie Flemming, president of the Georgia ALF-CIO."To non-economists like myself, this makes perfect sense...

Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Richard Woods in the GOP runoff.Wilson, who has already been endorsed by the Georgia Association of Educators and the AFL-CIO, announced Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent...

Barnes snags union endorsement

...the endorsement of the Georgia state AFL-CIO the day before he began airing his third...get-out-the-vote efforts."AFL-CIO members all across Georgia are proud to...2010," said Richard Ray, Georgia AFL-CIO President. "We are confident that he can...

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Union will invest in rebuilding

NEW ORLEANS - The AFL-CIO plans to invest $700 million in housing...hobbled by the enormous disaster, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said in an interview...and revitalization projects. The AFL-CIO already has applied to get title on 200...

Video shows SC union leader hitting Haley pinata

...retiring president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO hitting a pinata of Gov. Nikki Haley's...she posted, along with a link.AFL-CIO media director Alison Omens sent a statement...friends. She stressed it was not an AFL-CIO event."We were just having fun," said...

On the campaign trail

Gov. Roy Barnes is greeted by AFL-CIO members Wednesday during the AFL-CIO labor convention at Sheraton Augusta Hotel. Mr. Barnes was in Augusta to address the group.