Posts Tagged ‘Mayor’

Aug
2013
13

Labor Favorite Marty Walsh in Dead Heat for Boston Mayor Spot

Labor Favorite Marty Walsh in Dead Heat for Boston Mayor Spot
  As the Boston mayoral race heats ahead of Labor Day, union favorite Martin “Marty” Walsh is one of the front-runners to succeed Tom Menino. Menino has been mayor since 1993.   Walsh, the former State Representative and President of the Boston Building Trades, has earned the endorsement of several unions including the Teamsters,...
Jun
2013
5

Framing “Fragmented” Union Endorsements in NYC Mayor’s Race As a Failure Is an Unfair Double Standard

Framing
  Articles are cropping up around New York which address the labor movement vis-a-vis the race to replace Michael Bloomberg as mayor. Many of these pieces seem to be reveling in the fact that the labor movement is not unified behind one candidate as if this somehow displays a weakness or poses a serious problem. ...
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