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May 24, 2019

On This Day in 1903
An estimated 100,000 textile workers, including more than 10,000 children, strike in the Philadelphia area. Among the issues: 60-hour workweeks, including night hours, for the children.
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Teamsters’ Legislative Director Says ‘New Nafta’ Still Has Holes
Posted On: Nov 30, 2018
Nov. 30, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The Trump administration’s “New NAFTA” contains many pro-worker improvements, but still has some remaining holes in worker protections, including the need to eliminate the last remaining vestige of the pro-corporate secret trade courts, Teamsters Legislative Director Mike Dolan says. But at the same time Dolan praised the U.S.-Canada-Mexico pact as “a new paradigm” for future U.S. trade deals. And it was good enough for workers that Dolan gave a proverbial chuckle at the Chamber of Commerce’s “frustration” over the new NAFTA’s pro-worker sections before asking “Has the Chamber ever opposed a ‘free trade’ deal?”… People's World  Related: U.S., Mexico and Canada sign pact to replace Nafta

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CREDIT UNION MEMBERS!

In order for the staff to attend the funeral of Business Agent Jim Deene, the credit union hours on Friday, May 24th are:
Open: 9 - 10 am
Closed: 10 am - 2 pm
Open: 2 - 5 pm


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    "The essence of trade unionism is social uplift. The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor."
~A. Philip Randolph, civil rights leader and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters




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