Daily Archives: July 12, 2017

Cradling New Life Helps Premature Babies

When these union brothers and sisters are not building power lines or are not hanging out with saws in hand maneuvering around high power electrical wire, they are raising money for pre-mature babies. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union … Continue reading

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NLRB Nominees’ Records Raise Serious Concerns

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on nominees to the National Labor Relations Board who will testify before the Senate HELP Committee on Thursday, July 13, 2017:  President Trump has chosen two nominees for the National Labor Relations Board whose … Continue reading

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Share this image to oppose gutting health care for millions

Share this image to oppose gutting health care The GOP health care plan puts millions at risk of losing their care and will destroy 1.4 million jobs just to pay for more tax breaks for the rich. But Senate Majority … Continue reading

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The Impact of the AHCA on Veterans: State-by-State Breakdown – Center for American Progress

A new analysis by the Center for American Progress finds that 441,300 veterans would lose Medicaid coverage by 2026 under the plan of President Donald Trump and House Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senate proposal, crafted behind closed doors, contains even … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Eddie Cantor “If you stand together, you cannot lose. Actors cannot be beaten except by actors. The Guild is for you, and you must be for the Guild. Stand together.”  Actor and comedian Eddie Cantor was … Continue reading

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