The National Labor Relations Board, the agency charged with enforcing federal labor law, ruled Thursday that the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas violated the National Labor Relations Act by refusing to bargain with a union that represents more than 500 housekeeping, food and beverage and guest services workers there.
Benjamin Watson is a tight end for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. And he's also a concerned citizen who not only participates in the political process, but he wants you to do the same. As Watson says, "Don't stay home and let someone else decide our future without you having a say."
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed Deweese, a member of Teamsters Local 89.
By DANIEL LOWRY
Kentucky Democratic Party
In seconds, a happy day turned into a terrible one. James DeWeese waited for the doctor to come back in the small ultrasound room. His wife smiled at him and his mother put her hand on his shoulder. The three of them were excited about the couple’s second child.
Sheet metal worker and 9/11 first responder Joe Rabito takes 14 medications a day so he can breathe. Joe was one of the tens of thousands of first responders in New York City who went out to help survivors of the World Trade Center attacks.
These people, many of them union members, are still feeling the physical and mental long-term health effects from the work they did as first responders.
This is why the Zadroga Act, which provides permanent health care and compensation to 9/11 survivors and first responders, is so important.