Daily Archives: June 12, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Implications of Eric Cantor Loss

  June 12, 2014 After a day of instant analysis and breathless conclusions, even a small step back reveals a very clear message about Eric Cantor’s loss: he, and the Republican Party he represents, are hopelessly out of touch with … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 13 Congress creates a Bureau of Labor, under the Interior Department.  It later became independent as a Department of Labor without executive status in the Department of Commerce and Labor; in 1913 it became the Department of Labor we … Continue reading

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