Daily Archives: July 22, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on “Corporate Inversion”

July 22, 2014   Let’s call “corporate inversion” for what it is: a gaping, unpatriotic tax loophole. It’s time for Congress to close it and end this outrageous practice.   In recent months, corporations have exploited this tax dodging loophole … Continue reading

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“Stop Closing SSA Field Offices and Cutting Vital Services!”

Over the last few years, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has seen its budget drastically cut by Congress, resulting in 11,000 fewer staff to provide customer service to the roughly 25 million Americans who visited Field Offices in 2013. Today … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 23 Anarchist Alexander Berkman shoots and stabs but fails to kill steel magnate Henry Clay Frick in an effort to avenge the Homestead massacre 18 days earlier, in which nine strikers were killed. Berkman also tried to use what … Continue reading

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