Daily Archives: April 2, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Supreme Court Ruling on McCutcheon vs FEC

  April 2, 2014       The Supreme Court made one of the most undemocratic and corrosive decisions in history with the Citizen’s United ruling. Today, it has dangerously broadened its skewed view of money in politics.   By … Continue reading

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Iowa Federation of Labor concerned about the future of workers in American based on SCOTUS ruling in McCutcheon v FEC

Des Moines Iowa, (April2, 2014) The Iowa Federation of Labor released the following statement from President Ken Sagar in response to today’s ruling by a narrowly-divided Supreme Court of the United States declaring unconstitutional federal limits on aggregate campaign contributions, … Continue reading

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NC STATE AFL-CIO DERIDES SCOTUS RULING IN MCCUTCHEON V. FEC THROWING OUT AGGREGATE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS

  “Political inequality and organized greed got a boost that will cost working people and our democracy dearly.” — MaryBe McMillan Contact: Jeremy Sprinkle, jeremy@aflcionc.org, 336-255-2711 RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – The North Carolina State AFL-CIO released the following statement from Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe … Continue reading

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Get Big Money Out of Politics

  Attend an Event on the Day of the McCutcheon Ruling   The U.S. Supreme Court could issue its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission any day.   If the court rules badly in McCutcheon, it would pretty much … Continue reading

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Labor History

  April 03 Some 20,000 textile mill strikers in Paterson, N.J., gather on the green in front of the house of Pietro Botto, the socialist mayor of nearby Haledon, to receive encouragement by novelist Upton Sinclair, journalist John Reed and … Continue reading

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