Daily Archives: March 26, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Applauding Immigration Reform Discharge Petition

  (Washington, DC) The AFL-CIO applauds elected leaders for energetically pushing a simple message: The House of Representatives should vote on the bipartisan Senate immigration bill that passed overwhelmingly nine long months ago. Since the U.S. Senate voted 68-32 last … Continue reading

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Coalition of Labor Union Women to Celebrate 40 Years of Union Activism

 Founded in 1974, group returns to Chicago to recognizes heroes and empower activists! In March 1974, 3,200 women union members gathered in Chicago to address issues affecting all women in the workplace.  Their slogan: “We didn’t come here to swap … Continue reading

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Another House Republican Excuse to Block Assistance for the Unemployed

Speaker Boehner’s Discredited Claim that the Bipartisan Senate UI Bill is “Unworkable” Having blocked a vote in the House to extend unemployment benefits for nearly three months, House Republicans are now suggesting it is too late to help America’s job … Continue reading

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Get ready to run for office!

  50-50 in 2020 in collaboration with The Iowa State Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics and The University of Iowa N.E.W. Leadership invite women who’ve thought about running for office sometime in the future to a two-day … Continue reading

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Labor News

March 27 Mother Jones is ordered to leave Colorado, where state authorities accuse her of “stirring up” striking coal miners – 1904 (Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Her rallying cry was famous: “Pray for the dead and … Continue reading

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