GM Expects to Move 600 Supplier Jobs from Mexico to Texas

June 18, 2017

General Motors Company said Friday it would open a supplier park near its Arlington, Texas factory, resulting in the relocation of about 600 jobs from Mexico to the US and a higher concentra- tion of American-made parts in Chevrolet Suburbans and Cadil- lac Escalades. The decision predates Trump’s election, says […]

When Unions Put Up a Fight, All Workers Benefit

June 18, 2017

“When [Boston Globe contributor] Jeff Jacoby criticizes labor unions as obsolete, he misses a vital point: Organized labor is different today than it was in the 1950s and ’60s (‘Sorry, class warriors, but unions aren’t coming back’),” writes Tyrék Lee […]

AFL-CIO: Why Do We Need Medicaid?

June 16, 2017

“Losing [Medicaid] coverage, as could happen to some people if congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump succeed in gutting Medicaid funding to pay for tax cuts for corporate CEOs and the wealthiest 1%, would force working people to make impossible choices about how to care for their parents […]

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