Daily Archives: June 4, 2013

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Nominations to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

  June 4, 2013   We applaud President Obama for making nominations to fill three vacancies on the 11-seat U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The D.C. Circuit is extremely important to working families. The court hears more … Continue reading

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Danielson rules out run for governor or Congress

WATERLOO, Iowa — State Sen. Jeff Danielson, D-Waterloo, has announced he will not be running for any higher office next year. Danielson had been mentioned as a possible candidate in 2014 for a number of positions, including the 1st Congressional … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History June 4

  Massachusetts becomes the first state to establish a minimum wage (1912); The House of Representatives approves the Taft-Hartley Act. The legislation allows the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes. President Truman vetoed the law but … Continue reading

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