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Month: October 2017

Professionals Win Together

Professionals Win Together Kaveh Sardari, AFL-CIO Professionals Win Together: AFL-CIO Resolution Recognizes DPE’s 40 Years of Helping Professionals Join Together and Win originally appeared on Medium.  On Wednesday morning, under the blue glow of the lights in St. Louis’ America’s Center, the leaders and members of America’s unions voted to recognize the dramatic growth of professionals in […]

House Approves Draconian Budget

Will Lead to Massive Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding today’s vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution. “The budget passed today is a disaster for older Americans and a bonanza for the wealthiest Americans and big corporations. […]

Extremists in Congress Target Homemade Defense Products

Machinists Union International President Bob Martinez sent a letter to Congress calling on House and Senate Armed Services leaders to abandon efforts to scrap domestic sourcing requirements, known as Buy American measures, for defense acquisitions. Call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121 and tell your Senators and Representative to support Buy American measures for Navy ships […]

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