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The New Threat Facing Union Organizers

June 17, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco 

The GOP is at it again.

New York, NY - The job of union organizers could soon get a lot tougher if House Republicans are successful enacting a trio of new bills being sold to the American public as a package of necessary “Labor reforms.” 

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Trump's Budget Would Hurt Everyone – Except the Wealthy

May 30, 2017 
By Omar Tewfik

Reprinted: AFSCME.ORG

Washington, DC - The White House’s plan, released last night, would provide huge tax cuts to rich people like Trump and corporations and slash funding for many of the programs that millions of lower- and middle-class Americans depend on every day.

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Workmen's Circle Leader Urges Stronger Coalitions to Counter Hate

June 15, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco 

New York, NY - The head of the more than century-old institution founded to help Jewish immigrants make it in the USA is urging stronger, more diverse coalitions between organized labor and other progressive groups to better confront the torrent of xenophobic bile currently spewing out of Donald Trump’s White House. 

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Why Lulus Might Be Trouble for Everyone

May 23, 2017 
By Michael Spitzer-Rubenstein

New York, NY - Right now, the top news in the New York politics is the story of the State Senate’s lulu payments, the extra money that legislators in leadership positions earn.

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6 Reasons Curtis Ellis Is a Terrible Pick for Trade Post

May 31, 2017 
Kenneth Quinnell
Reprinted:
Aflcio.Org

Washington, DC - News has emerged that Curtis Ellis is being considered by President Donald Trump as one of the finalists to run the Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB).

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Critic Calls on Labor to Help Take Down REBNY 'Bullies'

May 19, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

'REBNY Bullies' on Blue Collar Buzz

New York, NY - A corporate watchdog intent on upending the powerful Real Estate Board of New York’s grip on city politics is calling on organized labor to help “divide and conquer” the more than 120-year-old organization. 

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