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THIS JUST IN FROM BILL LONDRIGAN, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president:

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sharing this with us.

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By DANIEL DESROCHERS

FRANKFORT  -- For more than a week, State Rep. Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, has been fielding calls and emails from first-responders asking him why he sponsored a bill that would strip them of their workers’ compensation benefits.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The almost-concluded session of the General Assembly has provided more proof—as if more proof were needed—that there’s a world of difference between most Republicans and most Democrats on labor issues.

Under Gorsuch’s reasoning, a corporation is entitled to require a worker to die for a load of meat.

By LEO W.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Even if you warm a seemingly safe seat in Congress, it’s smart politics to tell the home folks you’re not just a rubber stamp for you party’s powers-that-be.

It’s especially wise when your party controls the House, the Senate and the Oval Office.   

“When I vote for a bill, I always put my people and my country ahead of my party” is a tried-and-true lawmaker line for constituent consumption. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Leslie McColgin and Jennifer Smith knew First District Rep. James Comer, R-Tompkinsville, was for Trumpcare.

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By SAHID FAWAZ 

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden all have something in common: the majority of workers there are in trade unions.

So, is life there better or worse over compared to the lives of workers in America, where less than 20% belong to a union?