Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

Day of Action this Saturday!

The June 7th Democratic primary is coming up fast: it’s less than a month away, Four AFSCME Recommended Legislative Candidates have Days of Actions coming up this Saturday for their contested primaries. These are candidates who fight for working families … Continue reading

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Global Labor Organizations Strategize to Counter Rise of Right-Wing Populism

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AFL-CIO, Working America, and Freidrich Ebert Stiftung convene representatives from ten countries for trans-Atlantic discussion on the global rise of right-wing populism  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the first convening of its kind, global labor leaders from Europe, the U.S. and Canada … Continue reading

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It’s time to raise the wage

Jennifer Hauff‎ to Lee County Raise the Wage Was going to do this speech tomorrow, but decided to take it a different direction, but I hate wasting words: I do not belong to a union, but I am a strong supporter because … Continue reading

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It’s about saving middle class jobs

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Why the Verizon strike matters to us and how you can help – NYNewsGuild By Peter Szekely New York NewsGuild President The Verizon strike matters to us not only because it involves our fellow CWA members, but because it goes … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 10 Thanks to an army of thousands of Chinese and Irish immigrants, who laid 2,000 miles of track, the nation’s first transcontinental railway line was finished by the joining of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific lines at Promontory … Continue reading

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