Daily Archives: July 13, 2017

Trumpcare is the most hated legislation in thirty years.

Mitch McConnell won’t let senators go home for the August recess, because the divided Republican caucus will crumble if senators face angry constituents who overwhelming despise this bill. Trumpcare is the most hated legislation in thirty years. We have relentlessly voiced our disgust at the GOP … Continue reading

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Davis-Bacon Is Not Racist, and We Need to Protect It | AFL-CIO

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  In 1931, a Republican senator, James Davis of Pennsylvania, and a Republican congressman, Robert Bacon of New York, came together to author legislation requiring local prevailing wages on public works projects. The bill, known as Davis-Bacon, which was signed into law … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Chris Rhomberg, in “The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor.” “Deliberately negotiating to impasse, unilaterally imposing conditions, and breaking strikes—all of these actions destroy the function of collective bargaining…” July 14 The … Continue reading

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