AFL-CIO

Type: Organization
Name: AFL-CIO
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Port Truck Drivers Need Your Help!

Today, the nation’s port truck drivers are on strike, standing up and sticking together to put an end to sweatshop-like conditions and harassment at work.These port truck drivers are bravely putting themselves out there to stop such treatment–happening ... [Published UFCW - 7 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Labor movement demands immediate relief for 11 million immigrants

WASHINGTON - The nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO , launched an unprecedented national petition campaign yesterday demanding that President Obama take administrative action to remove the threat of deportation hanging over some 11 million ... [Published People's World - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

AFL-CIO backs Wolf in governor's race - Pittsburgh Business Times

Digital Producer- Pittsburgh Business TimesPennsylvania's largest union is putting its weight behind Tom Wolf for governor.The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO announced late Wednesday its endorsements, which included Wolf over Gov. Tom Corbett as well as state Sen. ... [Published Upper St. Clair Patch - 13 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Postal Service Privatization Draws Staples Boycott

PHOTO: The West Virginia AFL-CIO is asking people to boycott the Staples retail chain. Protests, like this one in Portland, Ore., are focused on an agreement between the U.S. Postal Service and Staples to offer postal service in stores, by Staples employees ... [Published Public News Service - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

AFL-CIO and ETUC Release Joint Principles for Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

IBEW helps build Busch Gardens' newest roller coaster.(July 10, 2014 Washington, DC) – Today, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) released a Declaration ... [Published AFL-CIO - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

AFL-CIO backs Wolf in governor's race

Pennsylvania's largest union is putting its weight behind Tom Wolf for governor.The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO announced late Wednesday its endorsements, which included Wolf over Gov. Tom Corbett as well as state Sen. Michael J. Stack III, who is running for ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent Congress on immigration

Calling them "aspiring American workers," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka launched a petition Wednesday calling on President Obama to bypass Congress on the current immigration surge and to instead use his executive authority to aid the people flooding ... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Labor Day Parade Looking for Entries

BLOOMINGTON With a theme of "Follow In Their Footsteps Register& Vote," the 2014 Bloomington Labor Day Parade will march fromdowntown Bloomington to Miller Park on Labor Day.The parade will feature union marching units, local marchingbands, community ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

UFCW Locals Participate in AFL-CIO’s Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Training Program

UFCW local staff members are upgrading their skills at the AFL-CIO’s Bonnie Ladin Union Skills (BLUS) Training Program.  The program is designed for union leaders, staff and community activists and offers hands-on training around the areas of union administration; ... [Published UFCW - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Worker Wins Update: Machinists, Teachers Win Organizing Fights As Labor Grows in June

IBEW keeps San Francisco's cable cars running.(July 9, 2014, Washington, DC) – Working people scored major victories over the last several months, organizing new workplaces and winning fights to raise wages.The following are a sample of some these vi ... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorsements in November General Election

The Congressional and State Legislative endorsements were made by the Executive Council which met in HarrisburgIn announcing the endorsements Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale"We highly recommend these candidates for Pennsylvania'sSecretary-Treasurer ... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The question of salary ratios

Can the ratio between company bosses' salaries and an average employee's pay be a useful measure when it comes to controlling soaring executive earnings? The jury's out...The 'Say on Pay' revolution isn't over yet. Within a year or two, 'Name and Shame' ... [Published BA Business Life - Jul 09 2014]

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..."When I think about immigration, I thing about boats," he said. "I think about boats coming to America long ago, filled with hopeful workers in search of a better life."
"Have mistakes been made along the way? Absolutely," she said. "I would defy anyone to tell me that I'm perfect. When you have speechwriters, sometimes those things happen, right? "
"Everybody enjoys getting their mail," Perdue said. "And making sure that our grandparents get their Social Security check. They're actually trying to privatize the postal system, give it to a private entity that's in it for making nothing but profit."
...who’ve been in the U S since 2011 and don’t have serious criminal records, which accounts for about two-thirds of all undocumented immigrants. "These are people that we know are going to eventually be legalized by Congress" says Marshall Fitz, director of immigration policy for the liberal Center for American Progress, who adds that polls show a majority of Americans support...

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The Labor Movement Never Stands by When Workers... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 11 hours ago]
If TTIP Trade Deal Puts People Before Profits, ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 12 hours ago]
AFL-CIO backs Wolf in governor's race [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 12 hours ago]
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Gregory seeks return to state senate [Published Farmington MI Observer - 14 hours ago]
On Immigration, Obama Goes It Alone [Published BusinessWeek - 15 hours ago]
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Labor Day Parade Looking for Entries [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 10 2014]
House Passes Bipartisan Bill for Responsible Wo... [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
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Portland Ban the Box Campaign Could Remove Barr... [Published Skanner - Jul 10 2014]
Oath of office given to new members [Published TylerStarNews.com - Jul 10 2014]
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Not an “accident”: Chandler Warren suffers fata... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 4 hours ago]
Chandler Warren, 19, suffered fatal traumatic injuries on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 while working at FedEx’s World Hub in Memphis, Tennessee. WAFF reports that the Memphis Fire Department received a call at about 2:53 a.m. about the incident.WREG reports ...
The Labor Movement Never Stands by When Workers... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 11 hours ago]
When AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka thinks about immigration, he thinks about boats. "I think about boats coming to America long ago, filled with hopeful workers in search of a better life," wrote Trumka in a message to working families supporters.  ...
If TTIP Trade Deal Puts People Before Profits, ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 12 hours ago]
The  TTIP  (the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a proposed trade agreement between the United States and the European Union) is an opportunity to get trade and globalization policy right, say the  AFL-CIO  and the European Trade Union ...
Re: [tt] Telegraph: Thomas Piketty's bestsellin... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 09 2014]
Thank you, James. As it happens (and maybe because you were the source), Ialready read it. This is standard Public Choice theory, i.e., concentratedbenefits and diffused costs. But note that "mass-based interest groups"are represented, along with "business-based ...
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorsements in November G... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 09 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder announced endorsements of candidates for Congress and Pennsylvania's State General Assembly for the November ...
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Wolff & Samson PC Comment on Lawsuit against He... [Published Financial Services - May 06 2014]
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AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Invests $58 Mi... [Published Financial Services - Mar 07 2014]
Flight Attendant Union Calls On United Manageme... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 27 2014]
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