Futile Labor

Scheiber, Noam
March 2001
New Republic;03/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 11, p14
Considers the opposition of the U.S. labor unions to the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance measure in the U.S. Congress. Organized labor's reversal of previous support for the legislation; Ways in which labor's opposition to campaign-finance reform will actually hurt the labor movement; Focus on how the measure would affect campaign advertising by independent groups.


Related Articles

  • One more fireworks display.  // National Journal;7/05/97, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p1359 

    Reports on the planned legislative bill on campaign finance reforms by Republican and Democrat freshmen in the United States Congress. Criticism from Republican leaders; Number of Democratic freshmen co-sponsors.

  • ATTEMPTS TO UNIONIZE FOODSERVICE: Congress to introduce labor bills.  // FoodService Director;12/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p20 

    Focuses on the plan of the United States Congress to pass a bill at their January 2001 convention that would make it easier for labor organizers to unionize the foodservice industry in the country. Benefits of the plan; Criticisms on the plan; Effects of prohibiting the hiring of permanent...

  • Senate Passes McCain Bill Limiting Political Speech.  // Human Events;04/09/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 14, p23 

    Focuses on an April 2001 United States Senate vote to approve the McCain-Feingold Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act imposing new restrictions on campaign contributions and political spending. Terms under the bill; List of senators who voted for and against the bill.

  • Campaign Dollars and Sense. Hickey, Jennifer G. // Insight on the News;3/11/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p10 

    Deals with several reactions on the beginning of the debate of the U.S. House on the campaign-finance reform bill. Remarks from Representative Bob Barr of Georgia; Cosponsors of the campaign-finance reform bill; Views of the proponents and opponents of the bill.

  • Hunkering Down for the Next Reform Storm. Posner, Michael // National Journal;9/18/99, Vol. 31 Issue 38, p2631 

    Focuses on the campaign finance reform bill passed by the United States House. Highlights on the bill; Opposition of the US Senate to the bill; Supports and criticisms to the bill.

  • PIVOTAL EVENTS IN CONGRESS. Graham, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;2/16/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p472 

    Provides updates on the U.S. Congress as of February 16, 2002. Approval by the U.S. House of the campaign finance reform bill; Farm bill approved by the U.S. Senate; Start of debate in the U.S. Senate of its version of the campaign finance reform passed by the U.S. House.

  • 'Organized Chaos?'. Wiedenkeller, Keith // Film Journal International;Oct2008, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p31 

    This article looks at the state of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) in the U.S. Congress in 2008. According to the article, the bill was passed by the House of Representatives in 2007, but stalled out in the Senate due to a filibuster. It indicates that observers and insiders believe it...

  • Senate filibusters vote on campaign finance overhaul.  // Human Events;09/25/98, Vol. 54 Issue 36, p23 

    Reports that the United States Senate has rejected a bill which related to campaign finance reform, with reference to the Department of Interior Appropriations Bill. Comments from Senator Frank Murkowski; Number of senators who rejected the bill; Why was the bill rejected.

  • LABOR'S TARGET.  // National Review Bulletin;1/27/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 4, pB4 

    The article presents information on a bill related to labor law introduced by the U.S. government. The bill targets on the current laws governing employer-union relations. The bill, if passed, would force employers to open their premises to union organizers, require immediate employee...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics