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Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

Today at 5 p.m. ET, join the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists and labor leaders for a timely discussion regarding what is happening in the Black community, the labor community, and the progressive community around the impact of COVID-19 and the murder of George Floyd. Learn more about how the labor movement can participate in a broad and meaningful way in the movement for Black lives, while fighting for the economic essentials that are necessary to avoid further racial inequity and injustice. Tune in !

So many police officers are in agony over George Floyd's tragic death. It should not be used as an excuse to bash unions or undermine worker rights.

By LEE SAUNDERS 

President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka:

“Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country.  This is a great day for him.  It’s a great day for everybody”

– Donald Trump, June 5, 2020

By MELVIN GOODMAN