Denver Area Labor Federation

 

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 4, 2017. He assessed opportunities around trade and infrastructure that could create jobs, as well as possible threats to workers' rights. President Trumka spoke about the labor movement's strategy to create a unifying agenda for working families, and the importance it places on ensuring that all workers have the right to bargain collectively for better wages and working conditions.

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Coloradans deserve safe roads. Tell your representative to vote NO on Senate Bill 17-213. 

With this bill, if the technology starts to fail, there will be nobody behind the wheel to take control. Automated systems in all transportation sectors can be helpful and can provide extra safety for our drivers but this bill leaves drivers on the hook if automated vehicles fail.

It's time to start over with a bill that takes safety into account.

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Among the avalanche of federally funded programs President Trump wants to hollow out is the Manufacturing Extension Partnership. It's a modest operation that exists solely to help small and medium-size companies create and maintain good-paying American manufacturing jobs — the kind of jobs the president promised to protect.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called President Trump's first proposed budget "dangerous and destructive" Thursday. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation said Trump's budget plan, which would shift $54 billion from various agencies to boost defense spending, would undercut the president's claims that he wants to help working families.

Colorado AFL-CIO Executive Director Sam Gilchrist made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed budget:

“The Trump budget revealed today makes deep cuts that will harm Colorado’s working people, seniors, young people, education system, environment, and much more. Rather than bolster programs that help our communities, the President’s proposal balances the budget on the backs of working families.

For almost a decade coloradans have rejected 'right to exploit' legislation, but right-wing politicians haven't gotten the hint

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