Greenhouse: ‘Is Trump Really Pro-Worker?’

September 2, 2017

“Even though Donald Trump is a flamboyant billionaire, many blue-collar voters embraced him as the presidential candidate who would lift them out of their economic rut,” writes Steven Greenhouse in The New York Times. “’I will bring jobs back and […]

Administration Scraps Local-Hiring Plan for Public Works

August 24, 2017

The Trump administration is abandoning another Obama-era regulatory initiative, killing a plan to allow cities to set aside work for local residents on federally funded public works projects. The provision, proposed in 2015, never took effect. […]

Labor Groups Step Up Pressure on Trump to Deliver

August 20, 2017

Labor leaders, once courted by President Trump, are stepping up their campaign to turn workers against the White House if it does not deliver more on jobs and trade — and if it does not stop undoing Obama-era regulations. […]

Trumka: Why I Quit Trump’s Council

August 16, 2017

“On Tuesday, President Trump stood in the lobby of his tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and again made excuses for bigotry and terrorism, effectively repudiating the remarks his staff wrote a day earlier in response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville,” writes AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka. […]

WGAw: ‘President Trump Disgraces Our Nation’

August 16, 2017

“The Writers Guild of America West believes in free speech – even from Nazis and white supremacists,” a WGA West statement said. “But we completely disavow their views, which reflect the worst stains of American history, a history that […]

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