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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre were among millions of Amerians who donned special glasses to view Monday's rare total ecl

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The skies darkened right on cue at 1:22.

There’s a moral awakening taking place across America, but President Trump is still hiding under his blanket.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following are the words of the Rev. John Ballenger from today's worship service at Baltimore’s Woodbrook Baptist Church, where he is pastor. We thank a former pastor, the Rev. John E. Roberts, for passing them on to us. Rev. Roberts is a Louisville native who grew up in Highland Baptist Church and is a friend of its pastor, the Rev. Joe Phelps.

By Rev. JOHN BALLENGER

As we gather to worship, a word about the past couple of days in Charlottesville.

President Trump and the GOP are mounting a national battle against voting rights in every state across the country. Nearly 100 bills have been introduced to suppress the right to vote. 

Alison will always stand up to protect your rights. But, there's no doubt Kentucky is a target.

EDITOR'S NOTE: We commend Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes for this message from her Twitter account @AlisonForKy: "They bring torches to push hate. We bring registration cards to promote democracy. Which side are you on?" Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for passing along her message.
By LIBBY NELSON

David Duke, the former KKK grand wizard, is unambiguous about what Saturday’s alt-right and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, means to him: It’s the fulfillment of President Trump’s vision for America.

So vague that white supremacists disagree about whether he was trying to criticize them, or the left.

By DARA LIND

President Donald Trump tweeted a condemnation of the violence at white-nationalist rallies in Charlottesville over the weekend — without explicitly identifying who was to blame.

After United Auto Workers’ defeat in effort to unionize Mississippi plant, actor and senator turn to government with stake in Nissan-allied Renault

By MIKE ELK

Payday Report

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After years of advocating for fair labor and pay policy, President Obama backed a rule in 2016 to restore overtime protections. This rule would have ensured nearly 5 million people to be considered eligible for overtime pay, and protected overtime wages for an additional 7.6 million workers. Now, the Trump administration is trying to obliterate those gains and revise the overtime rule.