Daily Archives: December 12, 2013

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act)

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act) December 12, 2013 The AFL-CIO welcomes the introduction of the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act), which will grant families access to … Continue reading

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RI County Board to vote on courthouse referendum

Rock Island County voters will learn Tuesday whether county board members will place a referendum on the March 18 primary ballot to expand the powers of the county’s public building commission to finance construction of a new courthouse and remodeling the County Office … Continue reading

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Labor History

December 13 Death in San Antonio, Texas, of Samuel Gompers, president and founder of the American Federation of Labor – 1924

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