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At this Time of Challenge and Controversy, We Need Solidarity

Posted by BCTGM - January 13, 2017 - AFL-CIO MLK quote

by Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of convenience and comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We’re coming off of an election that reminded us we still have considerable work ahead in the […]

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Puzder’s Record Defined by Fighting Against Working People

Posted by BCTGM - January 12, 2017 - Trump Administration, Wages Puzder AntiLaborSec1

Yesterday, working people who have been employed by fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder shared their stories with Senate Democrats. They made it clear why Puzder is being called the #AntiLaborSecretary. Gathered by the AFL-CIO, here are some of the key tweets that captured the hearings. Meanwhile, read about Puzder’s Record Defined by Fighting Against Working People

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The Anti-Worker Labor Secretary

Posted by BCTGM - January 9, 2017 - Trump Administration puzder-teaser-image

Jobs With Justice and the Economic Policy Institute have launched AntiLaborSecretary.org, a new clearinghouse for articles, statements and shareable content about Trump’s anti-worker, anti-union and all-together terrible pick for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder. Instead of standing up for working people, President-elect Trump selected the fast-food tycoon as his pick for Secretary of Labor. Puzder is […]

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Bay Street pressured Liberals to break promise to close CEO tax loophole, documents show

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2017 - Canadian Worker News

During the 2015 election, Prime Minister Trudeau’s Liberals campaigned to close a $750 million tax loophole used by CEOs and other “high-income Canadians” as a way to target wealthy tax dodgers and balance the budget. However, six months after taking office, the Liberals have broken their promise. Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently announced the Liberal government would […]

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GEB Elects Clark as BCTGM Western Region International Vice President

Posted by BCTGM - January 5, 2017 - International Staff Shad Clark at the 2014 BCTGM International Constitutional Convention.

At the 99th session of the General Executive Board in Washington D.C. on September 17, 2016,  Shad Clark, BCTGM International Representative, was elected to fill the position of BCTGM Western Region International Vice President. Effective January 1, Clark replaces Randy Roark who retired December 31. Clark was appointed to serve as a Western Region International Representative by […]

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