Month – March 2015

Fast Track Legislation

  Legislators have introduced a bill that is bad for democracy   and bad for America. The Fast Track legislation (S. 1900 and   H.R. 3830), introduced by Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and   Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), would   establish a process that allows no amendments and   limited debate on such trade deals as the […]

Workers Everywhere Deserve an Apology for Walker’s Outrageous Comments

Working people in Wisconsin were having a bad week already. Their own state representatives, paid for and bought out by corporate interests, are ramming through a so-called “right-to-work” law for no other reason than to silence workers’ voices and eviscerate unions. Anti-worker Gov. Scott Walker said he expects to sign the legislation into law this […]

Machinist Union Members Storm Congress on Fast Track and the TPP

Hundreds of Machinist Union members from across the country stormed the halls of Congress on March 5, 2015, urging their legislators to vote against Fast Track legislation, which is key to passing a very dangerous trade bill called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Local members including IAM District 166 Business Representative Nick Mrdjenovich, IAM 2061 […]

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