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Highlights of the 2017 National AFL-CIO Convention
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Highlights of the 2017 National AFL-CIO Convention

Convention delegates unanimously re-elected Richard Trumka of the United Mine Workers as president, Liz Shuler of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as secretary-treasurer and Tefere Gebre of United Food and Commercial Workers as executive vice president of the national AFL-CIO. Also elected were 55 vice presidents who make up the Executive Council Executive Council….

IBEW Times Square Demo Serves as a Rallying Cry for All US Workers
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

IBEW Times Square Demo Serves as a Rallying Cry for All US Workers

New York, NY – When more two-thousand striking Charter Spectrum workers and their supporters packed Times Square earlier this week, they weren’t there solely to send a powerful message to a telecom giant that refuses to settle a fair contract after a seven-month strike. They were also there to speak directly to workers all across…

2,000-Plus Rally for Spectrum Strikers; Chant ‘Lock Up’ CEO Tom Rutledge!
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

2,000-Plus Rally for Spectrum Strikers; Chant ‘Lock Up’ CEO Tom Rutledge!

New York, N.Y.—“Basically, they’re trying to bust the union,” striking Spectrum field technician Juan Berroa told LaborPress during Monday’s Spectrum strike rally at 42nd & Broadway. “They don’t want to negotiate.” If the cable-TV company could get rid of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, he added, it could lay off veteran workers and hire…

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