Daily Archives: September 27, 2016

ACTION ALERT – Stop Attack on New Overtime Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new Overtime Regulations are under attack.  H.R. 6094, a bill introduced by Republican Congressman Tim Walberg (MI), is meant to delay by six months the implementation of the new regulations which are due to begin … Continue reading

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Women of Labor Event with Lilly Ledbetter

I’m reaching out to let you know about a unique opportunity on Wednesday morning. I know many of us will be at work, but in case it works with your schedule, I hope to see you there! WHAT: Women of … Continue reading

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Black Women Voters Are the Key to Electing Hillary Clinton President

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AFL-CIO data reveals Black women voters are pivotal voting bloc in 2016 election  (View the report here.)  (Washington, DC, September 27, 2016) – Today on a press call held in honor of National Voter Registration Day, the AFL-CIO released new … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the First 2016 Presidential Debate

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The influential power of working people was clear last night when the first question and focal point of the debate was on wages and economic inequality. For more than a year, working people have established a raising wages agenda to … Continue reading

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Labor History

  September 28 The International Workingmen’s Association is founded in London.  It was an international organization trying to unite a variety of different left-wing, socialist, communist and anarchist political groups and unions. It functioned for about 12 years, growing to … Continue reading

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