Stories tagged: "police unions"

President Joe Biden addresses the AFL-CIO convention, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In Philadelphia Speech, Biden Blasts MAGA Republicans’ Efforts to Gut the Middle Class

Speaking before the largest federation of labor unions on Tuesday, Biden warned of what Republican control could mean for an economy built on the backs of unions and the working class.

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VIDEO: Erie Cop Suspended After He Was Recorded Kicking a Defenseless Protester

The altercation happened shortly before midnight May 30 during nationwide demonstrations following the killing of George Floyd.

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Police Unions Are Preventing Real Reform. Here’s How.

In many police unions, advocacy for members often means ignoring misconduct, supporting officers regardless of what they’ve done, fighting tooth and nail against meaningful reform, and in some cases, resorting to threats.