Tag: AFL-CIO

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Trumka: We’ll Work to Protect Rights and Jobs of DACA Workers

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka stated that if DACA is ended, the AFL-CIO will work with DACA employees to protect their rights and jobs. Trumka said ending DACA “will leave our workplaces less safe, less

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Report: PG&E Offshoring IT Jobs to India to Cut Wage Costs

In the latest high visibility offshoring of Silicon Valley jobs to India, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported last month that the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) will offshore about 72 information technology (IT) jobs from San Francisco to India in a restructuring that could slash labor costs by 75 percent.

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Stock Up $2 Billion Since Joining Trump’s Team

Although Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked Silicon Valley by breaking ranks to become an official member of the White House Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, the value of his Tesla stock is up by over $2 billion since the election of Donald Trump as President.

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Tom Steyer’s $2 Cigarette Tax Will Make California Smuggling Capital

With liberal billionaire Tom Steyer’s “Save Lives Coalition” gathering more than the 585,407 signatures required to put a $2-per-pack cigarette tax on the November ballot, California is poised to become the smuggling capital of America. By contributing $74 million to Democrats

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Tom Steyer Joins Union Super Pac to Raise Government Spending

Tom Steyer, America’s biggest individual political contributor, just formed a $50 million Super Pac with public employee unions and the AFL-CIO to elect a Democrat President and to build a permanent liberal spending infrastructure.

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Could the Real OUR Walmart Please Stand Up?

Politico said it best, “Who is the ‘our’ in OUR Walmart?” Apparently, the leadership of the new AFL-CIO-backed OUR Walmart was fired from the old UFCW-backed OUR Walmart because they “hijacked the board and refused democratic elections.”

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Black Lives Matter, CAIR ‘Shut Down’ Jerry Brown’s Office

Occupiers from Black Lives Matter and the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) descended upon California’s capitol Wednesday by the hundreds, demanding state legislators pass a new bill on racial profiling, and calling on Governor Jerry Brown to sign it.

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AFL-CIO Mobilizes For Executive Amnesty

The AFL-CIO is starting an effort to train union members and activists from across the country in how to sign illegal immigrants up for President Obama’s executive amnesty.

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Communists Thank SEIU for Help in Releasing Cuban Mass Murderer

Gerardo Hernandez, a spy for Communist Cuba and the man responsible for the murder of four humanitarian workers (three of whom were American citizens) over international waters, was freed from prison last year by the Obama administration, due in part to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

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The Story Behind Rick Perry’s AFL-CIO Membership

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Rick Perry caused a buzz on Friday when he mentioned that he was a dues-paying, card-carrying member of the AFL-CIO, and Breitbart Texas has learned that his union affiliation is with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the same organization formerly headed by Ronald Reagan before he entered politics.