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Trump Wins - Now What is to be Done?

November 15, 2016
By Larry Cary

It’s been a week since Donald Trump won the election.  I needed time to process the defeat before writing about it.   The stakes were so high – America’s position in the world order and whether the federal government is to become a complete right-wing tool of the rich and powerful.  It was and continues to be discombobulating.

Impact Of The Recent Election On Benefits

November 15, 2016  
By Maryelizabeth Zacharias, DIA
EVP, Client Experience & Benefits Practice Leader

Trump winning, and the Republicans controlling Congress, the landscape is definitely favorable for allowing a quick and seismic change or possible repeal of ACA, especially considering that Trump will be filling the open Supreme Court seat.

NNU: Manipulated Primary Gave Us A Weaker Candidate - But Fight Goes On

November 15, 2016   
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Washington, DC - National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger says manipulation of the Democratic presidential primary by the DNC ended up nominating a candidate chosen by party leaders not by the people.

WIN Week In Review

November 13, 2016 
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Washington, DC - AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka says more than anything the presidential election was an indictment of politics as usual.

AFL-CIO: Election An Indictment Against Political Elites,Anti-Worker Policies

November 12, 2016  
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Washington, DC - AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka says more than anything the presidential election was an indictment of politics as usual. Trumka says for too long political elites embraced economic policies that "hold down wages, increase inequality, diminish opportunity and ship American jobs overseas."

Organized Labor Responds To Election Of Trump…

November 12, 2016  
By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell  

New York, NY - Organized Labor, nationally and in New York State, is issuing official comment on the presidential election of Republican Donald Trump, with National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka saying “make no mistake,” the Labor Movement is “committed to defending our American Democracy” and that Labor “can ‘never back down from our values.’”

Election Evidenced Need to Expand Voting

November 11, 2016  
By Corey Bearak, The Public Ought To Know

Queens, NY – Election Days matters not just for the result – and many readers of Labor Press and The Public Ought To Know share strong feeling about the rent outcome nationally and down the ballot.

Blue Collar Buzz Tackles President-Elect Trump

November 11, 2016 
By Joe Maniscalco 

New York, NY - This Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970 The Answer, LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” tackles the upcoming presidency of Donald J. Trump with Long Island Federation of Labor leader John Durso, TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce CEO Mark Jaffe and “Morano in the Morning” host Frank Morano. 

 

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