Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

Workers on Janus: A Political Effort to Further Rig the Rules Against Working People

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 In a rigged economy, workers say the freedom to come together in strong unions is more important than ever     WASHINGTON – The following statement was issued by members and leaders of AFSCME, AFT, NEA, and SEIU – the nation’s four largest … Continue reading

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GOP tax plan is ‘the great con,’ says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

The Republican tax reform plan gives more to rich people and corporations, with middle- and lower-income Americans paying for it, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told CNBC on Wednesday. Republicans unveiled a framework on Wednesday that included sweeping tax cuts for … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: George Odger “Whenever working men of one country are sufficiently well organized to demand higher wages or shorter hours, they are met by the threat of the employer to hire cheaper foreign labor, and this evil … Continue reading

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