Judy Woodruff talks to Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, a voluntary federation of 57 U.S. and international labor unions. Many AFL-CIO members would be affected by pending state-level legislation that would cut collective-bargaining rights for public employees.
In Wisconsin, the contentious question of public vs. private sector pay has risen anew.
By Lauren Knapp
Thousands of demonstrators have descended on Wisconsin's Capitol building this week to protest a bill that would strip state workers of their collective bargaining rights. On Thursday, Democratic lawmakers left the state in an attempt to stall voting on the…
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