Daily Archives: May 26, 2016

Day of Action, around Iowa, Supporting the working families on strike against Verizon

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has called for a national day of action on Thursday, June 2nd to stand in solidarity with our union sisters and brothers in CWA and IBEW who have been on strike since April 13th. … Continue reading

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Women’s Global Leadership Program

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By Tracy Leone In March, I had the privilege to participate in the first-ever AFLCIO Women’s Global Leadership Program alongside nearly fifty other women from a broad spectrum of trade unions across the US. The program ran parallel to the … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Challenges Navient Corporation to Disclose Its Lobbying Spending

AFL-CIO Shareholder Proposal  (Washington, DC, May 26, 2016) – Today the AFL-CIO demanded that student loan debt servicer Navient disclose its corporate spending on lobbying activity. The labor federation delivered a proposal during Navient’s annual shareholder meeting calling on the … Continue reading

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Tell Grassley to do his job!

Upcoming Events Sen. Grassley Town Halls: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Wayne County Town Meeting 10:15-11:15 a.m. Wayne County Courthouse 100 North Lafayette Street CorydonDavis County Town Meeting 2:00-3:00 p.m. Mutchler Community Center 900 East North Street Bloomfield Thursday, June 2, … Continue reading

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We can take on Wall Street

Q: When is a salary not a salary? A: When you are a corporate executive or Wall Street money manager who doesn’t want to pay your fair share of taxes. Corporations and Wall Street bankers have rigged the tax code … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO, unions target potential Trump voters

AFL-CIO, unions target potential Trump voters The nation’s industrial labor unions, led by the AFL-CIO, are beginning a major grass-roots effort to target members who are thinking of supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The nation’s largest labor federation … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 27 The U.S. Supreme Court declares the Depression-era National Industrial Recovery Act to be unconstitutional, about a month before it was set to expire – 1935 The CIO-affiliated Insurance Workers of America merges with its AFL counterpart, the Insurance … Continue reading

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