America Stands With Us

March 7, 2011: Governors across the country are trying to take away workers’ union rights. But most Americans are siding with the workers.

A CBC News and New York Times poll found that 60 percent of Americans support the right of public sector workers to bargain collectively.

“Some politicians thought that they could score points by attacking public workers. But they were picking on the people who teach our kids, pick up our trash, and help out our communities,” said David Kremer, a public employee in Minnesota Teamsters Local 320. “No wonder most people want us to have a voice on the job.”

A rally in support of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's anti-union bills managed to draw just 700 people today--a limp attempt to counter the recent demonstrations that have topped 100,000.

The battle to protect public sector workers is far from over. Click here to sign up to get updates about how you can help from the AFL-CIO.

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