Daily Archives: June 12, 2015

AFL-CIO Pres. Richard Trumka on Fast Track Vote: The Time to Stand with Workers Is Now

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in advance of the expected vote on Fast Track trade authority in the House of Representatives:   Members of Congress have an important decision to make today when they cast their votes … Continue reading

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Wake up Americans!!

By Tim DeLong06/12/15 Democrats are better than Republicans at managing government and the economy!! … and it isn’t even close! I recently wrote about the research done by Dietrick and Goldfarb in their book “Bulls, Bears, and the Ballot Box” … Continue reading

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Walker’s policies have devastated schools

As the mother of two children in Wisconsin, one with special needs, I know that Gov. Scott Walker’s op-ed about education couldn’t be more off base. My children face a much more challenging environment because of his disastrous education policy. … Continue reading

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Tax cuts don’t help average American

Thank you to the Register for highlighting a critical issue that affects all of us but no one talks about — asset poverty [“Editorial: Too many Americans live on the edge,” June 10]. According to the Center for Enterprise Development, … 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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