As the labor movement celebrates Women’s History Month, the IAM communications department is taking a look back at female leadership from the 1950s and 60s. The post Celebrating Women’s History Month appeared first on IAMAW.
Month: March 2018
Drake: ‘Tariffs to Protect U.S. National and Economic Security Are Overdue’ Celeste Drake, trade policy specialist at the AFL-CIO, participated in a discussion last week about trade and tariffs at The Dialogue. The following question was submitted to Drake and other experts: U.S. President Donald Trump on March 8 signed into law new tariffs on […]
Today, Illinois Democrat Dan Lipinski joined with Nebraska Republican Don Bacon to lead a letter supporting additional funding to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). The letter had broad bipartisan support from their colleagues in Congress, including 12 Republicans and 23 Democrats. Click HERE to view read the Lipinski-Bacon letter Once secured, this funding will be […]
The Path to Power: The Working People Weekly List AFL-CIO Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List. Victory in Pennsylvania Shows Path to Power Is Through the Labor Movement: “Democrat Conor Lamb won […]
Strengthening Working People’s Power: AFL-CIO Holds Southwest District Meeting AFL-CIO The fifth AFL-CIO district meeting of the year kicked off in Las Vegas with a discussion about the potential for growing power for working people in the Southwest. AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler (IBEW) gave the crowd of nearly 300 union leaders and activists one number […]