Working people and the issues we care about have been a prominent part of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. The program has been filled with union leaders and members, members of union families and longtime advocates and allies. Advocates like Hillary Clinton. Read more >>>
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Arkansas Union Members with Wisconsin Senator Lena Taylor
Women’s Action for a New Direction hosts Wisconsin Senator Lena Taylor for their Mother’s Day for Peace Luncheon
WAND’s mission: To empower women to become politically active to reduce violence and militarism and to redirect excessive military resources to unmet human and environmental needs.
Senator Lena Taylor was a member of the “Wisconsin 14.” During the protests in Wisconsin, Taylor, along with the 13 other Democratic State Senators, left the state to deny the State Senate a quorum on Governor Scott Walker's "Budget Repair" legislation which repealed collective bargaining on benefits for public employees.
New "Work Connects Us All Website"
Texas AFL-CIO: Austin is Pilot City for New AFL-CIO Communications Program
AFL-CIO Launches Campaign, TV Ads in Austin
Follow this link to the Texas AFL-CIO Press Release: tx.aflcio.org/statefed/
AFL-CIO National Blog Article: blog.aflcio.org/2012/01/18/new-afl-cio-media-campaign-highlights-how-work-connects-us-all-2/
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