Daily Archives: February 25, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministerial Meeting in Singapore

February 25, 2014   We are troubled by today’s announcement that the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment talks are nearing completion, as working families have raised many concerns about this trade deal.    As the Administration moves quickly to finalize … Continue reading

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Labor History

February 26 Congress OKs the Contract Labor Law, designed to clamp down on “business agents” who contracted abroad for immigrant labor. One of the reasons unions supported the measure: employers were using foreign workers to fight against the growing U.S. … Continue reading

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