Daily Archives: January 29, 2018

Justice for working women

Nine years ago today, then-President Barack Obama signed his first piece of legislation into law: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The law restored working women’s right to sue over pay discrimination. Its namesake, Lilly Ledbetter, had challenged her employer … Continue reading

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Senate To Take Action on Growing GOP Budget Cuts

The Senate GOP plans to pass a bill with $52 million in more budget cuts as early as Tuesday afternoon.  It’s about double the size of cuts proposed by the Governor earlier this month with community colleges and state universities taking half … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Barack Obama “It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The … Continue reading

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