Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Thanks to Liles Taylor for sending us this.

By MANDY McCLAREN

Sarah Jordan wants you to know her father’s name.

The American Bar Association had rated the new nominee, Judge Justin Walker, as unqualified, but he has strong conservative support

By KARL HULSE

Vulnerable coal miners suffering from black lung disease fear what will happen if COVID-19 is added to the mix.

By MATT KRUPNICK

CLC monthly meeting days, times and places 

WESTERN KENTUCKY, 1202 S 4th St; Paducah; fourth Tuesday; 5:30 p.m., Eboard, 6 p.m., regular meeting.

 

GREATER LOUISVILLE, UAW Local 862 hall, 3000 Fern Valley Rd.; third Tuesday, 6 p.m.

 

OWENSBORO, Roosevelt House, 2920 Yale Place, second Wednesday, 7 p.m.

 

NORTHERN KENTUCKY, Standard Club, 643 Laurel St. Covington, third Thursday, 7 p.m.

 

ASHLAND, USW Local 1865 hall, 734 Carter Ave., last Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

 

TRI-COUNTY, Operating Engineers 181 hall, 7th and Elm Sts., Henderson, first Monday, 5:30 p.m. 

 

BLUEGRASS, LiUNA Local 189 hall, 2631 Wilhite Dr., Lexington; second Tuesday, 6 p.m.

Recent News

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States, our sisters, brothers and friends in the labor movement are among the first casualties. It is important for us to work together during this crisis to prevent further deaths. It is important to thank those who are doing the work to keep us safe and fed. It is important to remember those who we lost because of the coronavirus. Click here to read more. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: Overwhelmed by the flood of news stories and commentary about the coronavirus pandemic? Who isn't? For the duration of the crisis, we're going to add two features to the website, "COVID-19 News" and a regular roundup of breaking news stories. Most of our coverage will focus on how the pandemic is affecting Kentuckians, especially union members and their families. We will regularly update "COVID 19 News" at the top of the page.

Coronavirus unemployment guide: What to do if you get laid off or furloughed
Here are eight questions to consider if you find yourself among the hundreds of thousands of Americans without a job.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/04/03/unemployed-coronavirus-faq/

Take Action

The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.