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The fight is on for teachers and other public workers. Normally, employers adjust employee payrolls for savings plans, charitable donations, union

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Under President Obama, the Department of Labor approved a rule stating that financial advisers must work in the best interest of their clients. Now, the Trump administration is trying to roll back this critical rule.

The Republicans’ terrible new health care bill will confiscate health care benefits from millions of people, hand a big tax break to the wealthy few while taxing working people’s health benefits.

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In a blistering speech slated to be delivered to more than 1,400 teachers on Thursday, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten likens U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to a climate-change denier, saying DeVos refuses to acknowledge "the good in our public schools and their foundational place in our democracy."

Read the full article in the USA Today.

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said the North American Free Trade Agreement had been an "unequivocal failure" and should be completely renegotiated. "We will do everything we can to make this a good agreement and to hold the president at this word and make sure we get a renegotiation," he told a conference call with reporters. "If it comes out that it is not a good deal, no deal is better than a bad deal," said Trumka.

Read the full articles in Reuters.

Working families never get anything they didn't fight for.

TWU Protest

PROTEST WITH TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION LOCALS 513, 567, & 591

JULY 26, 2017