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Keller @ Large: AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman

Some of the biggest issues that will play out at the State House this year have to do with labor laws.

01/19/2014

Rep. Stephen Lynch and Rep. Ed Markey (Photos courtesy: Lynch and Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Mass. AFL-CIO Won’t Endorse In Democratic Primary For Senate

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO has decided not to make an endorsement in the Democratic primary in the U.S. Senate special election.

03/02/2013

Steven Tolman, President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Keller @ Large: AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman

The U.S. Senate race was one of the topics discussed WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with President of AFL-CIO Steven Tolman.

10/07/2012

Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Scott Brown. (Photos by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Brown, Warren Trade Accusations In Federal Election Commission Complaints

The Massachusetts Democratic Party filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Friday charging that Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown illegally coordinated with a group affiliated with GOP strategist Karl Rove on automated phone calls targeting Democrat Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts Republican Party responded hours later by preparing its own FEC complaint charging Warren with illegally coordinating with the AFL-CIO on anti-Brown mailings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/29/2012

Steven Tolman, President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Keller @ Large: Tolman Hopes To Change Image Of AFL-CIO

Political editor Jon Keller talked to Tolman about his top priorities in his new post and the Occupy Boston protests.

10/16/2011

Labor unions marched with Occupy Boston protesters.

Labor Unions Join Occupy Boston Protesters

Demonstrators and members of some of the city’s labor unions marched from Dewey Square, through Downtown Crossing, and back.

10/13/2011

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Mass. State Senator To Step Down After Casino Vote

State Senator Steven Tolman, the new leader of the state AFL-CIO, says he will resign his legislative seat after the Senate votes on the casino gambling bill.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/08/2011

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NH Labor Group Hosts ‘No Jobs Fair’

Members of AFL-CIO in New Hampshire and other groups are telling legislators that they’re fed up with state budget cuts that have resulted in job losses.

08/10/2011

A coalition of union leaders announced their plan Monday morning. (credit: Bernice Corpuz/WBZ)

Mass. Unions Outraged Over Health Care Vote

Thunderous applause filled the Statehouse today, as hundreds of rank-and-file union members greeted and thanked select members of the House of Representatives as lawmakers walked into their chambers.

04/27/2011

A coalition of union leaders announced their plan Monday morning. (credit: Bernice Corpuz/WBZ)

Mass. Unions Offer Health Care Overhaul Proposal

Unions representing state and municipal workers are offering their own proposal to cut the cost of health care spending by cities and towns.

03/07/2011

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