Daily Archives: May 19, 2016

Statement On David Young’s Last-Minute Vote Switch On LGBTQ Protections

DES MOINES – The U.S. House held a vote today on an amendment to a Department of Veterans Affairs bill that would have protected LGBTQ workers against discrimination in government contracting. Iowa Representative David Young originally cast his vote in … Continue reading

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Stop Carrier from sending 1,400 jobs overseas

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I attended a rally with working people at the Carrier Corp.’s manufacturing facility in Indianapolis recently. They’re fighting to save their jobs from being outsourced to a plant in Mexico. Many of these people have worked at the Indianapolis plant … Continue reading

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ITC Report Shows TPP Is Disastrous for Working Families

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): This ITC report is so damaging that any reasonable observer would have to wonder why the Administration or Congress would spend even one more … Continue reading

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