Daily Archives: August 8, 2013

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Affiliation of UFCW

 August 8, 2013   Today’s decision by the UFCW to unite with the broader labor movement is great news for workers living in the ‘new normal’ of the low wage economy—working women, young part time workers, retail workers, immigrant workers … Continue reading

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UFCW Joins AFL-CIO

Aug 08, 2013       Chicago, Illinois – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) affiliated with the AFL-CIO in a bold move toward a stronger, more unified labor movement.  UFCW President Joe Hansen, supported by a vote … Continue reading

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50 States Comparison

  IEDA makes the pitch 24-7 about why we’re such a great place to do business. So why does the Governor spend so much time telling our residents and lawmakers why we’re not? Sample attached of the kind of info … Continue reading

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Today in Labor History August 08

Delegates to the St. Paul Trades and Labor Assembly elect 35-year-old Charles James, leader of the Boot and Shoe Workers local union, as their president. He was the first African-American elected to that leadership post in St. Paul, and, many … Continue reading

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Made in America – the USPS new stamps

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