Daily Archives: February 18, 2016

Congress: Do Your job

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told Senate Republicans to “do your job” and agree to vet President Barack Obama’s next Supreme Court nominee. “I have one message for Senate Republicans,” Trumka said in a video . “Do your job. Do what … Continue reading

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Governor Branstad: Find Your Heart

DES MOINES, Iowa – Again today we read about the governor’s debacle of the privatization of Medicaid. Another meeting where they tried to brainwash legislators, interested parties, and the general public into believing the state is ready to roll out … Continue reading

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Labor History

February 19 American Federation of Labor issues a charter to its new Railroad Employees Department – 1909 A few weeks after workers ask for a 25¢ hourly wage, the Philadelphia Rapid Transit (streetcar) Co. fires 173 union members “for the … Continue reading

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