Edie Fishman Edie Fishman, 95, relies on Medicare to maintain her quality of life. Legally blind and living with osteoporosis, she depends on Medicare for doctor visits as well as treatments. Thanks to her guaranteed coverage, Edie can continue to reside comfortably and independently in her home. “Without Medicare, I wouldn’t be able to continue […]
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The VA is expecting President Trump to sign and executive order creating an Office of Accountability and Wistleblower Protection within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, who made improving veterans’ care a prominent issue as he campaigned for office, was to issue the order while visiting the VA. It will create a new Office of […]
On Sunday, Ed Wytkind, the President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, wrote a letter-to-the-editor of the Wall Street Journal in response to their previous editorial that largely bashed Amtrak. The article is behind a paywall so we’ve pasted the text of the letter below. Give Amtrak the Resources It Needs to Be Great We need […]
Your health care benefits are coming under attack again. Extreme Republicans in Congress are trying to take away health care coverage from millions of working families. This newly proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would take away protections for those with pre-existing conditions and allow big insurance companies to opt out of providing basic essential […]
Each year on April 28, we remember our fallen brothers and sisters on Workers’ Memorial Day. The IAM Safety and Health Department will honor members who were killed on the job with a Workers’ Memorial Day observance ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, watch […]