Daily Archives: March 14, 2014

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Senate Unemployment Insurance Deal

  March 13, 2014   If the Senate acts swiftly and responsibly it looks like 2 million jobless Americans may be closer to getting relief in the form of emergency unemployment insurance.  We will have to look closely at what … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 15 Official formation of the Painters Int’l Union – 1887 Supreme Court approves 8-Hour Act under threat of a national railway strike – 1917 Bituminous coal miners begin nationwide strike, demanding adoption of a pension plan – 1948 The … Continue reading

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