Layoffs Have a Human Cost

October 25, 2016  
By AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

Washington, DC - Jobs are central to this election. We hear about the 1,000 workers laid off here, 600 laid off there, 5,000 from another place. These reports have become so commonplace that it’s easy to forget the human toll behind the numbers.


Protest Slams Trump as Sexual-Harassment Promoter

October 19, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - At 7:50 in the morning Oct. 18, a group of about 80 women dressed in black sat down in front of the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, bearing signs like “GOP Hands Off Me” and “Pussy Grabs Back.”


AFL-CIO Amps Up Final Get Out The Vote Push

October 25, 2016  
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Washington, DC - The AFL-CIO says in these final few weeks until election day it will bring 100,000 volunteer hours to bear to knock on a million doors in key battleground states. These will be one-on-one connections directly with voters.


Labor Perspective From CSEA Western Region Media Officer Ove Overmyer

October 17, 2016 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell Editor’s Note: The author of this Labor Perspective: Donald Trump and the ‘Real Meaning’ of Taxes, is Ove Overmyer (Pictured Above/Photo Courtesy of Overmyer Via the Social Network Facebook), who serves as Media Officer for Western Region 6 of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA).  You can directly access this Labor Perspective at:


Unions Protest Outside Trump’s DC Hotel

October 20, 2016  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC -  Several hundred people picketed Oct. 13 outside the hotel Donald Trump recently opened on Pennsylvania Avenue, demanding that he bargain with union workers at a hotel he co-owns in Las Vegas.


Voting is Critical

October 13, 2016 
By NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York, NY - The people must vote if we want to make this a fairer and better country. October 14th is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election.



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