Committee Name Change Puts Big Labor on Offensive

In the midst of the Republican takeover of Congress labor union officials have been vigilant to the changes that are sure to come concerning labor laws and regulations. The Hill reports, on the first day of the 112th Congress the House Education and Labor Committee title was changed to House Education and the Workforce Committee, a seemingly benign revision.

However, Chuck Loveless, director of legislation at the American Federation of County, State and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has his own opinion: