Daily Archives: November 20, 2014

NEW REPORT REVEALS THAT WALMART AVOIDS BILLIONS IN U.S. TAXES

  And is working to change the law so it can dodge billions more   WASHINGTON – A new report released Thursday by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) reveals that Walmart uses tax breaks to dodge a whopping $1 billion annually, … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 21 Six miners striking for better working conditions under the IWW banner are killed and many wounded in the Columbine Massacre at Lafayette, Colo. Out of this struggle Colorado coal miners gained lasting union contracts – 1927 The 1,700-mile … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Seeks End to “Revolving Door” Payments

  Large financial institutions give bonuses to their employees for taking jobs in government.   (Washington DC, November 20th, 2014) AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka today sent letters to seven large Wall Street banks calling for the banks to explain questionable … Continue reading

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Robert J “Bob” Soesbe

CLINTON — Robert J. “Bob” Soesbe, 88, of Clinton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, after a brief illness. The memorial mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, … Continue reading

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