Dallas AFL-CIO Council

 

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Volunteers will be visiting union members at their homes on Saturday.

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Dallas labor will start early and stay late for the 2020 elections. Union activists will be screening dozens of candidates beginning at 8 AM on Saturday, January 11, at 1408 N Washington. Penetrating questionnaires have already been submitted to Political Director Lorraine Montemayor. Our candidate screening process is as thorough as any in North Texas because labor only supports the best candidates for working families.

Ivanka Trump took the stage at CES on Tuesday to muted reception. Forty minutes later, she left to robust applause. No surprise, maybe, given the uncontroversial theme: The US needs to prepare workers for the future. At a technology-focused show, that’s not exactly a hard sell. But a closer look at the Trump administration’s attitude toward work—and workers—belies her pitch and invites a question: Whose future is it we’re preparing for?

Real the full article in Wired

Income for middle-class Americans is growing more slowly than for both top earners and the poor, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The analysis comes two years after President Donald Trump enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a major overhaul in the nation's tax laws billed by the White House as a boon for the middle class.