Tag Archives: AFL-CIO

Glenn Scott :
METRO | 1,000 march on Texas State Capitol to mark Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

Construction workers and supporters, many from fellow AFL-CIO unions, call for stronger safety and health protections in state with highest death rate. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | March 4, 2015 AUSTIN — “Texas does not have to … finish reading Glenn Scott :
METRO | 1,000 march on Texas State Capitol to mark Austin’s ‘Day of the Fallen’

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Harry Targ :
Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

Remembering those who died on the job and continuing the fight for a safer workplace. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 The stench is vomit-making as never before. The fat and plucks, the bladders and … finish reading Harry Targ :
Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

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Bob Feldman : Regressive Taxation and Limited Unionization in Texas, 1996-2011

Staff and supporters of Texas’ Workers’ Defense Project perform at Texas state Capitor inside Capitol at event commemorating Texas workers who have died on the job. Photo by  Jason Cato / Workers Defense Project. Image from the Texas Observer. The … finish reading Bob Feldman : Regressive Taxation and Limited Unionization in Texas, 1996-2011

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Vicky Starr of ‘Union Maids’ : Working Class Hero

Stills from Union Maids. Images from escholarship.org. Vicky Starr (Stella Nowicki) is on right.Vicky Starr dies at 93:Socialist, labor organizer, feminist, film starBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2010 I read recently that Vicky Starr died … finish reading Vicky Starr of ‘Union Maids’ : Working Class Hero

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Wal-Mart and the Loss of U.S. Jobs

‘Report shows Wal-Mart has played a major role in creating a record trade deficit with China’By S.M. Willhelm / The Rag Blog / September 11, 2008 Wal-Mart claims it creates jobs across America, but a new report shows a much … finish reading Wal-Mart and the Loss of U.S. Jobs

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