AFT Local 1360

There's not much we can do to change the anti-union editorializing of newspapers.

But Tim Donoghue, president of the Northern Kentucky AFL-CIO Central Labor Council, emailed us a good example of how we can effectively get our message out in the media: via guest columns or op-ed articles.

“To my surprise, the Trump masses embraced my stories as fact, almost universally.”

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AFT Local 1360

Having passed "right to work," prevailing wage repeal and paycheck deception legislation at warp speed, the General Assembly's GOP-majority probably figured the rest of their union-busting measures would be slam dunks.

But two more of their pet bills--HB 296 and HB 404--have stalled in the senate thanks to a flood of phone calls from union members and union supporters.

So take a minute to pat yourself on your back, then keep calling.  

This just in from Liles Taylor, Kentucky State AFL-CIO political coordinator, and Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president:

The Kentucky Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee will hear HB 296, changes to KY's Workers' Compensation law, on Monday, March 13th at 4:00 p.m. in Room 169 of the Capitol Annex.

By SEN. DENISE HARPER ANGEL (Prepared by LRC staff)

Submitted by: Senator Denise Harper Angel


This was a weary week. 

They’ll pay more and their hospitals will suffer under the GOP replacement for Obamacare, experts say.