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A Memorial Day Plea to Stop Trump
Law and Politics

A Memorial Day Plea to Stop Trump

May 31, 2016 By Larry Cary Now that Donald Trump has obtained the delegates needed for winning the Republican nomination, the labor movement must do everything possible to defeat him in November.  Whether Hillary Clinton or Bernie Saunders wins the Democratic nomination, we must face the truth:  Trump’s election would unleash the very worst elements…

Colorado AFL-CIO Won’t Endorse Pro-TPP Senator
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Colorado AFL-CIO Won’t Endorse Pro-TPP Senator

May 31, 2016  By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Stapleton, C0 – When the Colorado AFL-CIO voted on endorsements for this year’s congressional races may 21-22, it left one Democrat out: Sen. Michael Bennet, who last year voted to give President Barack Obama “fast-track authority” on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

UAW Endorses Clinton for President
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UAW Endorses Clinton for President

May 27, 2016  By John Quinn, LaborPress USA Detroit. MI – The UAW has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her support for UAW members, her lifelong commitment to the job security of American families, and her ability to unify and win in November.

The Time is Now for Paid Family Leave in New York State
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The Time is Now for Paid Family Leave in New York State

May 17, 2016
 By By Richard Winsten, Esq. & Deanne M. Braveman, Esq. Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. On April 4, 2016 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Education, Labor, Housing, and Family Assistance Article VII budget bill into law. This bill contained two important laws for New Yorkers: an increase in the minimum wage…

“Blue Collar Buzz” May Day Edition!
Blue Collar Buzz, Law and Politics

“Blue Collar Buzz” May Day Edition!

April 28, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – On this week’s May Day edition of LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airing Sunday, May 1, from 9 to 10 p.m. on AM970 TheAnswer, we’re talking about some of the most contentious labor struggles currently raging on the streets of New York City, and across the…

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