Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

Working Families Demand High Standards for NAFTA Renegotiation

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Trump administration’s formal notification to Congress of its intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement: The administration’s formal announcement that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement … Continue reading

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Bradley Foundation Bankrolls Attacks on Unions

Documents examined by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) expose a national effort by the Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation to defund and dismantle unions, the most significant force for higher wages and better working conditions in America. … Continue reading

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Midwest School for Women Workers

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Conference Speaker Highlight:  Carmen Perez Carmen Perez is something of a Renaissance woman in modern-day activism. She has dedicated 20 years to advocating for many of today’s important civil rights issues, including mass incarceration, gender equity, violence prevention, racial healing and community … Continue reading

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Strike at AT&T: Join a Picket Line

40,000 workers at AT&T just announced that they will walk off the job Friday at 3pm ET/Noon PT if they haven’t won a fair union contract by then. This will be the biggest strike in the United States since 40,000 … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: “Big Bill” Haywood “Every dollar that the boss did not work for, one of us worked for a dollar and didn’t get it.” William Dudley “Big Bill” Haywood, who also said “I haven’t read Marx’s Capital but I’ve … Continue reading

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