AFT Local 1360

Treason's Greetings from your First Family.  

Forget Mueller time and that "smocking gun." We're prepaid with Voyages Via Vlad.



President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association

“First things First” is Habit #3 in Stephen Covey’s book (along with Roger and Merrill), 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It means being clear about your priorities and acting on them.

The new Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives has put together legislation to restore democratic principles for our election process.

First Things First.


AFT Local 1360

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" must be the most versatile line in world literature. You can apply it to almost any situation.  

Charles Dickens' immortal opener from A Tale of Two Cities is an apt description for the current state of national and Kentucky politics, if you pack a union card as I do.

But I can think of two other memorable quotations that fit the Bluegrass State: 

"These are the times that try men's [and women's] souls." -- Thomas Paine.

EDITOR'S NOTE: We came across veteran union and civil rights leader Ira Grupper's 2012 keynote speech to the Greater Louisville Building & Construction Trades Council's pre-apprenticeship training program graduates. Grupper also helped start the Kentucky Labor Institute. We think his remarks are still timely today.


Sisters and Brothers:

I am honored to have been asked to address you today, at your graduation ceremony. Your pre-apprenticeship class has given you a tool to move you on your career path.

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):