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President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg Radio to discuss why the PROAct is key to Build Back Better 

Bloomberg Radio

May 28, 2021

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined Bloomberg Radio to discuss why the PROAct is key to Build Back Better and putting us on the path to an economic recovery.

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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The good folks at Union Plus posted online a list of eight reasons Americans should thank a union. Number six is paid holidays.

Millions of our union brothers and sisters are spending the Memorial Day holiday with their friends and families. They're enjoying activities like boating, golfing, fishing, gardening, picnicking, or just plain relaxing.

This article first appeared on the Kentucky State AFL-CIO website

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

“Few people think of unions or the plight of the working class when they think of Memorial Day,” Ahmed White wrote in Jacobin magazine four Memorial Days ago.

By GREG SARGENT

As the White House and Democrats near a decision on whether to make a deal with Republicans on infrastructure or go it alone, this debate has been widely framed as one in which the bipartisan route carries obvious political benefits.