AFL-CIO

Type: Organization
Name: AFL-CIO
First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 1 reports

Alaskans can expect to see more spending on political ads

FAIRBANKS - It’s been a month since Alaska’s hotly contested primary election ended, but political ads aren’t going to stop anytime soon.Four years after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that unleashed political spending, more companies, unions, political ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 39 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Next steps for Minnesota: transportation, paid sick leave

Candace Dow of MoveMN talks with Richard Kentzelman, retired member of Bricklayers Local 1, about Minnesota's transportation needs at the MoveMN booth at the Minnesota AFL-CIO convention. Workday Minnesota photo Candace Dow of MoveMN talks with Richard ... [Published Workday Minnesota - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Big Labor Millionaires Lecture on Inequality

Millionaire union honchos are speaking out about income inequality even as they collect six-figure salaries that dwarf those of the average CEO, according to Watchdog.org . Top labor leaders, including American Federation of Teachers president Randi ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

AFL-CIO’s Soviet Throwback

The AFL-CIO’s get-out-the-vote logo is raising eyebrows for its similarity to the Soviet flag, according to RedState . The union powerhouse’s “ My Vote, My Right ” page features a looping blue hand, red check mark, and Obama campaign star. It looks ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

A Marxist Mistake? AFL-CIO Pushes Get Out The Vote For Mid-Terms Under Soviet-Style Symbol

In 1997, shortly after current AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, along with then-president John Sweeney, took over the AFL-CIO, America’s oldest labor federation lifted the ban on Communists . Nearly two decades later, as Republicans, Democrats ... [Published RedState Blog - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

United States Senate Proposes to Hobble NRLB

A bill being proposed by Republican Senators Mitch McConnell(KY) and Lamar Alexander (TN) would in effect paralyze the National Labor Relations Board, according to Think Progress .The NRLB, which is responsible for enforcing much of America's labor laws, ... [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Workers unanimous in support for Gibson

In House District 84, unions were faced with two candidates that had both previously been not only union members, but active leaders in their unions. Where endorsements are concerned, some decisions are simple, others take a closer look.Steve Gibson negotiated ... [Published Helena Independent - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sun 9/21: People's Climate March San Diego

You are invited to a pivotal moment in the history of our planet. In New York and in major cities around the world, people will be uniting on September 21 to call on world leaders meeting at the United Nations Climate Summit to act now on climate cha ... [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

This week in the war on workers: Foley again blames workers, this time for his union-busting

Connecticut Republican Tom Foley Tom Foley has already tried to blame Connecticut workers for the closure of a factory they worked in, as part of a political attack on Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy. Now, the Republican gubernatorial candidate is attacking ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

United States Takes Action After Guatemala Fails to Address Worker Rights

By Lyndsey Kelly Impunity Watch Reporter, North America GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – On 26 April 2013, the United States and Guatemala signed an 18-point Enforcement Plan, which defined necessary actions for Guatemala to take in order to strengthen ... [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Big Labor Millionaires Lead 'Income Equality' Convention

Several of America's wealthiest union bosses spoke at the 2014 Ohio AFL-CIO convention in Cincinnati this week. The event's theme? "Building the movement for income equality."American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten portrayed herself ... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

At the 2014 Missouri AFL-CIO Convention Richard L. Trumka

St. Louis -- The following information was released by the AFL-CIO:Thank you, Brother Mike [Louis] for that warm introduction and I want to thank you for inviting me to your convention. It's great to be here in St. Louis-and I'm grateful to be here at ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 16 2014]

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...Bush has hammered Perdue for the ad, declaring, "To attack an organization founded by my father, whose integrity is unimpeachable, to smear our organization for political gain, is in my opinion shameful." Perdue, somewhat ironically, announced the elder Bush's endorsement a few days before
"Our commitment to students of color at historically black and other colleges and universities is unwavering," said AFSCME President Lee Saunders. "AFSCME's partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund enables us to continue a tradition of developing young leaders who are dedicated and passionate about making a difference in our society."
Sokoloff is making her third run for a seat on the bench. "By being a judge, that would be an extension of my public service," she said. "And by being involved in the community and public service, what more could you do but be a judge?"
"Because of Tom Foley … people were destroyed - and it's because Tom Foley wanted to profit" said Julie Kushner, the director of United Auto Workers Region 9, who held a press conference in Higganum Thursday along with other union leaders to...

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End the Fed's War On Paychecks 1 Ralph Benko [Published Modern Ghana - 4 hours ago]
Big Labor Millionaires Lecture on Inequality [Published Washington Free Beacon - 4 hours ago]
AFL-CIO’s Soviet Throwback [Published Washington Free Beacon - 5 hours ago]
A Marxist Mistake? AFL-CIO Pushes Get Out The V... [Published RedState Blog - 6 hours ago]
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The ballot ... [Published Daily Kos - 7 hours ago]
Public Service Union Champions Higher Education [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 7 hours ago]
Public Service Union Champions Higher Education [Published Industrial Info Financials - 7 hours ago]
Op-ed: The Long, Powerful History Between Labor... [Published Gay.com - 9 hours ago]
Obituaries for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 [Published The Daily News Online - 12 hours ago]
Minnesota unions celebrate victories, discuss c... [Published Workday Minnesota - 16 hours ago]
Stakes high for workers in 2014 elections, unio... [Published Workday Minnesota - 16 hours ago]
Political Scene: Democrats mum for now on new p... [Published Providence Journal - 16 hours ago]
United States Senate Proposes to Hobble NRLB [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
Sokoloff, Bailey in runoff for Broward Circuit ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 22 hours ago]
Workers unanimous in support for Gibson [Published Helena Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Sun 9/21: People's Climate March San Diego [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 21 2014]
Protesting climate change: Fairfielders head to... [Published Fairfield Sun - Sep 20 2014]
This week in the war on workers: Foley again bl... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 20 2014]
Hassle-Free Car Buying for Union Families [Published AFL-CIO - Sep 20 2014]
Midterm Countdown: Ratings Update for the Week ... [Published Yale Politic - Sep 20 2014]
LARASA formed 50 years ago to give Hispanics a ... [Published Denver Post - Sep 20 2014]
Koch counterweight [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 20 2014]
Where Are All The Blue-Collar Candidates? [Published TakePart - Sep 20 2014]
Union members gather in St. Paul for Minnesota ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Sep 20 2014]
"We have to care, We do care, We're all in," In... [Published People's World - Sep 19 2014]
A Brief History of Climate Change Protests in t... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Our Team is Growing [Published Springboard Public Relations - Sep 19 2014]
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Big Labor Millionaires Lecture on Inequality [Published Washington Free Beacon - 4 hours ago]
Millionaire union honchos are speaking out about income inequality even as they collect six-figure salaries that dwarf those of the average CEO, according to Watchdog.org . Top labor leaders, including American Federation of Teachers president Randi ...
AFL-CIO’s Soviet Throwback [Published Washington Free Beacon - 5 hours ago]
The AFL-CIO’s get-out-the-vote logo is raising eyebrows for its similarity to the Soviet flag, according to RedState . The union powerhouse’s “ My Vote, My Right ” page features a looping blue hand, red check mark, and Obama campaign star. It looks ...
A Marxist Mistake? AFL-CIO Pushes Get Out The V... [Published RedState Blog - 6 hours ago]
In 1997, shortly after current AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, along with then-president John Sweeney, took over the AFL-CIO, America’s oldest labor federation lifted the ban on Communists . Nearly two decades later, as Republicans, Democrats ...
United States Takes Action After Guatemala Fail... [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 19 2014]
By Lyndsey Kelly Impunity Watch Reporter, North America GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – On 26 April 2013, the United States and Guatemala signed an 18-point Enforcement Plan, which defined necessary actions for Guatemala to take in order to strengthen ...
Organized Labor and Police Militarization [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 18 2014]
The AFL-CIO has come out pretty strongly against police militarization. Most of the unions seem fine with this. There is of course one major exception: The International Union of Police Associations. The IUPA is bickering a bit with AFL-CIO leadership ...
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Public Service Union Champions Higher Education [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - 7 hours ago]
AFL-CIO HITWIRE Article Chronicles The Life And... [Published Financial Services - Jul 28 2014]
Wolff & Samson PC Comment on Lawsuit against He... [Published Financial Services - May 06 2014]
Portland Honors Workers' Memorial Day by Breaki... [Published Financial Services - Apr 28 2014]
Flight Attendant Union Calls On United Manageme... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 27 2014]
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