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Labor's love lost
Steve Lynch is winning back much of the union support that left him in 2009.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| March 08, 2013
American Airlines busted for union-busting
An inebriated Denzel Washington isn't your biggest problem at the airport.
| November 09, 2012
MaineToday Media unions approve new contract
The unions at the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal, and the Morning Sentinel have approved the latest contract. (See below for the...
| November 30, 2011
Labor unions plan massive show of support in solidarity with #OccupyBoston on Thursday
The AFL-CIO, the Greater Boston Labor Council, and other labor groups are headed to Dewey Square tomorrow to show their support for the Occupants. At...
| October 12, 2011
Organized labor's big moment
The public discussion around organized labor's influence on Rhode Island politics is a crude business.
How much clout do Rhode Island's unions wield, circa 2011? We're about to find out
| September 16, 2011
Libertarian angst: My problem with casinos and slots
I've got to admit that I find the whole casino-gambling/slots business to be very messy. It challenges my libertarian instincts. I've managed largely to reconcile...
| September 13, 2011
The quiet man
Governor Paul LePage has, perhaps unexpectedly, refrained from loudly saying stupid things over the past month or so, since GOP legislators confronted him and told him he was a problem child.
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| June 03, 2011
Listen, everyone. We'll have more on the budget moving forward, I'm sure. I'm heading up to Augusta on Wednesday to attend the Maine People's Alliances...
| March 07, 2011
Menino's money problems
David S. Bernstein’s article on the mayor’s feud with the firefighters and allegations that the city’s coffers are bigger than Mayor Tom Menino lets on is one of the only thoughtful treatments of this contract dispute to appear in the media.
Letters to the Boston editor, June 18, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| June 18, 2010
Patrick Lynch’s labor problem
For Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, candidate for governor, labor matters.
| May 21, 2010
All quiet on the Times Co. front
When I heard this past Friday that the New York Times Company had delivered a radical ultimatum to the Boston Globe 's 13 unions I called Globe spokesman Bob Powers to check it out. He wasn't talking.
The Globe crisis leaves New York speechless. Plus, Morrissey Boulevard's problematic political fan club
| April 10, 2009
The amount of research that Jason Notte conducted for his extensive article on the surge in suicides in the military is worthy of a Pulitzer Prize.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 27, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| March 25, 2009
As bad as Wall Streeters
Even in our 24/7, blog-and-Twitter media world, commentators can barely seem to keep up with the worsening economic conditions.
The greed of Boston's unions is staggering
| March 11, 2009
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