Happy Father’s Day to all the Union Dads!

Posted by BCTGM - June 16, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Union Made, Why Unions Matter

Five years ago, President Barack Obama started a program protecting immigrants who came to America as children. Today, thousands of hardworking aspiring citizens have been able to reach their dreams thanks to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA. “We need everyone in our country to be able to live and work without fear,” […]

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How We Should Rewrite the Rules of NAFTA for Working People?

Posted by BCTGM - June 14, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Trade

Posted by Celeste Drake on the AFL-CIO Blog The North American Free Trade Agreement is typically called a “trade deal,” but in reality it’s not much about trade. Its hundreds of pages of set rules for how the United States, Mexico and Canada can run their economies. Those rules give global corporations strong rights and privileges but […]

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Lift All for Equality

Posted by BCTGM - June 9, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Organizing, Wages equalpayact

When President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act on June 10, 1963, women made only 60 cents on the dollar for doing the same job as a man. The gap has narrowed in the intervening years, but pay is not yet equal and wages have been held down for women and men alike. […]

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AFGE Infographic: The Federal Budget Explained

Posted by BCTGM - May 26, 2017 - Congress, Senate, White House

This graphic from our friends at AFGE explains everything you need to know about the federal budget process!

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Keep Good Jobs in America

Posted by BCTGM - May 24, 2017 - Jobs, Solidarity, Trump Administration, Union Made USW Steelworkers1

As a candidate, President Donald Trump railed against the outsourcing of American jobs, using Carrier in Indianapolis as his prime example. The company has announced it will fire 632 workers by midsummer at the company’s Indianapolis factory and outsource the work to Mexico. The BCTGM joins with the AFL-CIO and the entire labor movement to […]

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