The AFL-CIO and Americans for Tax Fairness were among the many groups advocating for tax hikes on the wealthiest Americans.
"In my old job there was a union, and they would protect me," Markle said of seeking help for mental health - which she didn't get as a duchess.
President Biden met with labour leaders on Wednesday to discuss job creation through new infrastructure. Biden emphasised his infrastructure proposals – which his campaign gave a $US2 trillion price tag. Republicans have pushed back on Biden’s spending plans, but bipartisan talks are beginning. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
President Joe Biden and labor leaders discussed job creation via infrastructure in the Oval Office. His campaign proposed $2 trillion in new spending.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris spoke with labour leaders and top CEOs on Monday to discuss economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a transition aide told Reuters. The group included the CEOs of General Motors, Microsoft, Target, and Gap, as well as the president of the American […]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka demanded a personal apology from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after it was revealed the company was working on a feature that could limit union drives. “The AFL-CIO demands that Mark Zuckerberg personally apologise to working people, pull this tool immediately, and conduct a board-level investigation into […]
The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed on Sunday to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, rebranding the deal as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The deal would make edits to NAFTA’s auto, labour, and dispute-resolution rules and open up access to various protected industries like dairy and wine. Business […]
Conservative organisations panned the steel and aluminium tariffs implemented by President Donald Trump on Thursday. On the flipside, left-leaning groups and individuals praised the plan as beneficial to US workers. When President Donald Trump signed his executive order to implement new tariffs on aluminium and steel on Thursday, political groups […]
Richard Trumka, the head of the largest labour...
Richard Trumka, the president of the AFL-CIO...
America's most powerful union celebrated the...
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[credit provider=”Flickr/SEIU International” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seiu/4453423037/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Eliseo Medina, secretary treasurer of the Service Employees International Union and labour’s point man on immigration, has been waiting decades for a moment like this one.”I think we get it this year,” a smiling Medina told TPM in his office in Washington.
[credit provider=”AP”] Quietly, and while thousands of protesters raged outside his office, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed into law Tuesday evening the right-to-work legislation that’s turned a national spotlight on his state.Before the ink was dry on Michigan’s new laws, however, labour leaders were huddling to decide how to […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Michigan, home of the American auto industry and thousands of its unionized workers, is likely to be the latest state to sign so-called right-to-work legislation into law by next week.Of course, labour and Democrats are not letting that happen without a fight.
[credit provider=”Flickr/SEIU International” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seiu/4453423037/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] With the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and AFL-CIO spending tens of millions on political activism, including the recall election of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, union members might do well to see where the money is coming from. Big unions are morphing into the kinds of big […]