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Budget gambit killing hundreds of jobs »

Senate GOP’s decision to hold capital budget hostage costs 500 jobs (and counting)   The following is from the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFSCME Council 28: OLYMPIA (Nov. 21, 2017) — Nearly 500 state agency and higher education jobs have or will be cut because…

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Buy Union to have a happy Thanksgiving »

(Nov. 20, 2016) — As you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check this list of union-made in America food items that are essential to a traditional family feast, courtesy of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive catalogs…

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Congress: Don’t slash funding for Social Security Administration »

Senate GOP wants $492 million cut in Social Security administration, public services   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 21, 2017) — At more than 1,200 field offices around…

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Donate to Operation Agua to help Puerto Ricans get safe water »

The following is from AFT Washington: (Nov. 20, 2017) — Two months after Hurricane Maria devastated their island, a million Puerto Ricans still have no…

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House GOP approves tax plan; urge senators to oppose it »

Corporations, wealthy get 80% of tax cuts; millions of Americans would pay more   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 17, 2017) — The U.S. House of Representatives…

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