Kentucky State AFL-CIO

EDITOR'S NOTE: Kudos to our new president for immediately sacking Peter Robb. We weren't surprised. Up and down the campaign trail, Joe Biden made it plain that he'd be in our corner.

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 BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

"We’re going to win so much, you’re going to be so sick and tired of winning, you’re going to come to me and go ‘Please, please, we can’t win anymore.’" Donald Trump famously boasted on the campaign trail in 2016. 

He skulked away today as one of the biggest presidential losers.

Governor Andy Beshear today issued vetoes of five bills recently passed by the Kentucky General Assembly. As part of the veto process, he issued “veto message” documents, which are included under Resources below. He also went into some detail about his vetoes during his afternoon COVID press conference.

From the press release out of the governor’s office:

Read more here.


Continues phased implementation of two other programs.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2021) - The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI), announced that the agency has begun administering extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) over the weekend. 

Take Action

We cannot let this moment pass without big change.

The AFL-CIO has a Workers First Agenda for Congress and President Joe Biden. We are ready to work together to pass laws that put working people first. Will you add your name and join us?

Working people deserve real relief from COVID-19, which has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and left millions unemployed through no fault of their own. Tell your senators now is the time for the HEROES Act.