Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would bring President Donald Trump's immigration proposal for a vote this week. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: From the Washington Post: Trump offers 3-year extension of protection for ‘dreamers’ in exchange for $5.7 billion for wall; Democrats call it a ‘non-starter’

A “Demand Mitch McConnell #CallTheVote and #StopTheShutdown” rally is set for Wednesday outside the Senate majority leader's Lexington office, 771 Corpora

Northern Kentucky AFL-CIO Labor Council

Standard Club, 643 Laurel St.  Covington, KY 41011

Meets third Thursday monthly at 7 p.m.

Owensboro Central Labor Council 

Roosevelt House, 2920 Yale Pl. 42301

Meets first Monday monthly, 7 p.m.

 

Greater Louisville Central Labor Council

3000 Fern Valley Rd. 40213

Meets third Tuesday each month at 6 p.m.

Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Council

1202 S 4th Street

Paducah, KY 42001

Meets third Tuesday each month; Executive Board, 5:30 p.m.; regular meeting 6 p.m.

 

Recent News

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

"The labor-hater and labor-baiter is virtually always a twin-headed creature spewing anti-Negro epithets from one mouth and anti-labor propaganda from the other mouth," Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told the 1961 AFL-CIO convention.

As we approach Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I'm thinking of a different King.

Rep. Steve King.

Thanks to Bill Barry for sending us this.

In documents given to managers and employees the US’s largest wireless provider encourages its own staff to use anti-union rhetoric and disparages previous unionization efforts within the company.

By MICHAEL SAINATO

Unions offer “empty promises and unrealistic expectations” and don’t act with “integrity”, according to internal documents circulated by Verizon’s human resources department and obtained by the Guardian.

By JOHN CHEVES

By BERRY CRAIG

Kay Tillow of Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care is glad Sen. Rand Paul has opted for hernia surgery in Canada next Monday.

Our northern neighbor has a single-payer health care system. Paul, a Bowling Green ophthalmologist, is a fierce defender of American private health care.

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