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Month: August 2017

Y-Tech Comes Home

In the world of Marketing, it’s about bringing people into a like-minded community. The Army wants you to “Be all that you can be” with them. L’Oreal tells us “Because we are worth it” you should buy their products. And State Farm wants to let you know “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there” […]

Rep. Black Budget for FY 2018

On July 19, 2017, the House Budget Committee passed the fiscal year 2018 budget with a party line vote. Drafted by Chairwoman Diane Black, R-TN, the spending blueprint seeks to balance the budget on the backs of middle-income and working class Americans. While spending would be cut by $5.4 trillion over 10 years, decimating domestic […]

Machinists Union: Missouri’s Stand for Workplace Freedom is a ‘Game-Changing Rebuke of a Rigged Economy’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 18, 2017 — The Machinists Union, which has more than 12,000 members in Missouri, is applauding the union-led grassroots movement against SB 19, the state’s harmful, so-called “right-to-work“ law. The Machinists Union represents Missourians in the automotive industry and at Boeing, GKN, ATK, Harley-Davidson and Honeywell. Advocates on Friday, Aug. 18 […]

Trumka Leaves Presidential Business Council

Trumka Leaves Presidential Business Council Wikimedia Commons This week, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka resigned from President Donald Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative. The move came after Trump responded to the racist terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. In resigning from the Initiative, Trumka said: His response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville was the last straw. […]

New Jersey Machinists Looking Towards the Future

The New Jersey State Council of Machinists held their annual conference last weekend with every IAM local in the Garden State being represented by their president and delegates. The conference featured strong labor supporters from the New Jersey congressional delegation, including U.S. Reps. Donald Payne, Jr., Donald Norcross and state senate President Steve Sweeney. IAM […]

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