Daily Archives: July 23, 2014

Sign the Petition for immigration relief

The AFL-CIO is calling for a week long action, seeking immediate relief for immigrants in this country so that they can work and live without fear of broken and damaging immigration policies. As President of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, states … Continue reading

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As ALEC heads to Dallas, who’s paying the bills

As ALEC heads to Dallas, who’s paying the bills Posted by Jay Riestenberg on July 22, 2014 The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive, corporate-backed, lobby will have its annual conference next week in Dallas. More than 1,000 state lawmakers from across the … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 24 The United Auto Workers and the Teamsters form the Alliance for Labor Action (ALA), later to be joined by several smaller unions. The ALA’s agenda included support of the civil rights movement and opposition to the war in … Continue reading

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