In Belarus and Georgia, union leaders are facing government-led attacks on their unions. In other European nations, such as France and Spain, workers are battling to protect their hard-won benefits.
AFSCME President Lee Saunders finds some dangerous parallels between the crushing austerity measures that have “left the Greek economy dangling on a ledge, threatening to prolong the recession and sending unemployment skyrocketing,” and Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) economic prescription for Wisconsin. In a column at The Huffington Post, Saunders writes:
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