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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Monica Thammarath

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Monica Thammarath AAJC For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Our next profile is Monica Thammarath. Monica Thammarath was born and raised in San Diego, the daughter of refugees from […]

Teamwork On and Off the Ice: Worker Wins

Teamwork On and Off the Ice: Worker Wins Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with women’s hockey players forming a union and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life. Top Women’s Hockey Players Form Union in Pursuit of Pro League: More than 200 of the top women’s hockey […]

RRB Release – Medicare for Railroad Families

The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance protection for railroad retirement annuitants and their families, just as it does for social security beneficiaries. Medicare has the following parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) helps pay for inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (following a hospital stay), some home health care services, […]