Category: Trump Administration

Collective Action of Workers Pushes Andrew Puzder to Withdraw

Posted by BCTGM - February 16, 2017 - Activism, AFL-CIO, Department of Labor, Trump Administration Puzder_AFCMEblog_post_fullWidth

The withdrawal of Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder is being hailed as a victory for America’s workers. From coast to coast, workers made thousands of calls, attended mass rallies and demonstrations and met with their Senators to expose Puzder’s record of driving down wages, harassment and worker intimidation. Puzder’s anti-worker views are no secret. He […]

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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, 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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Sign now: Stop Trump’s nominee for labor secretary

Posted by BCTGM - December 21, 2016 - Trump Administration, Wages puzder-fb

Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor—fast food CEO Andrew Puzder—would be a disaster for working Americans. He’s railed against a meaningful increase in the minimum wage, opposed expanding overtime pay and supported replacing working people with machines. Sign the AFL-CIO’s petition immediately to tell your members of Congress to oppose him.  There were many […]

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Why Trump’s Cabinet Picks Should Worry all Americans

Posted by BCTGM - December 19, 2016 - AFL-CIO, Trump Administration trump

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka advises all Americans to pay close attention to President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominations. The vast majority of Americans, no matter their candidate of choice, voted to rewrite the economic rules that have for too long left working people weaker and poorer. When it comes to the economic security of our families […]

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