Kentucky State AFL-CIO

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

By AARON SMITH

It appears that as we get closer to the election, a new creature has been observed in various location across our state. 

Read more here.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories on the recent Kentucky State AFL-CIO convention. Click here to see photos from the convention on the state AFL-CIO Facebook page. Copies of all the photos are available by email at [email protected].

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Nobody can fire up a union crowd like Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America.

The times? Well, for all that they change, you can bet that a few things aren't all that different.

Take people trying to rip you off. Scammers.

They're not just going to say, "You know what, I've had enough of scamming. I'm good," and go away by themselves.

That's where an attorney general comes in. Someone who won't back down or give up the fight.

My opponent showed at our first televised debate this week that his duty is to corporations and special interests, not protecting the people

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