Daily Archives: November 13, 2014

Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development Summit Focuses on Effective Pathways to Graduation, Real-World Job Skills, Economic Prosperity

    WASHINGTON—Career and technical education and workforce development create multiple pathways to high school and higher education graduation, real-world job skills and economic prosperity, speakers including Vice President Joe Biden said today at the first Career and Technical Education/Workforce … Continue reading

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WALMART WORKERS HOLD SIT IN AT LOS ANGELES STORE

BREAKING: WALMART WORKERS HOLD SIT IN AT LOS ANGELES STORE   Workers in Southern California Begin First Sit-Down Strike in Company History to Protest Retaliation — ***Follow the conversation at #WalmartStrikers and watch live stream at Blackfridayprotests.org***   LOS ANGELES – … Continue reading

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USW Local 310 Toys for Tots

USW Local 310 is proud to be a drop-off site for the 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December … Continue reading

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Worker Wins Update: Workers Make Gains in Workplace and Ballot Box

November 13, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – Workers across the country have stood up in recent months for fair wages and better working conditions through organizing and ballot initiative campaigns.   The following are a sample of victories won by workers: … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Pending State Legislative Battles

November 13, 2014 In the wake of last Tuesday’s elections, many state and local politicians have already begun to signal their intent to wage assaults on working people in their states. While national political pundits debate outcomes, the AFL-CIO and … Continue reading

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Save the USPS

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Save the USPS

                Please join these postal workers at this rally!    

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BREAKING: Volkswagen To Recognize UAW In Tennessee

The United Auto Workers union expects Volkswagen AG to make an announcement this week that would pave the way for the union’s local bargaining unit in Chattanooga to be recognized at the German auto giant’s U.S. manufacturing plant. News of … Continue reading

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