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    Week-In-Review
    WIN Week In Review:June 9-11, 2017
    WIN Week In Review: June 2-4, 2017
    WIN Week In Review: May 26-28, 2017
    WIN Week In Review: May 19-21, 2017
    WIN Week In Review: May 12-14, 2017
    WIN Week In Review: May 5-7, 2017
  • Week-In-Review
    WIN Week In Review:June 9-11, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham With great fanfare and his best PT Barnum act Trump Friday did his best to tout his infrastructure plan. But economists at the Economic Policy Institute say his plan is "thin and fake". The AFL-CIO is calling for a real one trillion dollar investment in rebuilding America's infrastructure but Trump is only putting up $200 billion.

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    WIN Week In Review: June 2-4, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham The National Labor Relations Board Wednesday began a trial to reach a decision on whether Menards has violated federal labor law in the ways it treats its workers. OPEIU labor attorney Seth Goldstein brought the case on behalf of truckers working for Menards - a midwest home improvement chain owned by billionaire Republican John Menard.

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    WIN Week In Review: May 26-28, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham Fight For $15 and the Trump resistance have a message for Trump and all politicians standing between them and their goal of $15 and hour and union rights. Trump's budget cuts hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicaid and the SNAP food stamp program, shredding the safety net for the poor while corporations simultaneously hold wages below what workers need to live.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: May 19-21, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham 21,000 CWA workers at AT&T Mobility will strike Friday if no new labor agreement is reached by then. It will be a one day strike - with workers returning to work Monday, May 22nd.

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    WIN Week In Review: May 12-14, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [U.S Senator Bernie Sanders]: "We are here today to say as loudly and clearly as we can that we will not allow the earned pension benefits of up to ten million workers to be cut as much as 60 percent. Ain't gonna happen! (applause)." U.S.

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    WIN Week In Review May 5-7, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham 217 House Republicans Thursday voted to take health insurance away from 24 million people. That's how many people the Congressional Budget Office says will lose health insurance if Obamacare is repealed. Not a single House Democrat voted for this.

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    WIN Week In Review April 28-30, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Peg Seminario]: "The future of safety and health for working people in this country I think is uncertain and indeed may be in danger." AFL-CIO Safety Director Peg Seminario. The AFL-CIO Wednesday released the report "Death On The Job: The Toll of Neglect". A hundred fifty U.S.

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    WIN Week In Review: April 21-23, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Marc Perrone]: "America's gotta wake up. This economy - if it doesn't create good sustainable jobs for people - it's gonna continue to feed the very division, despair and disparity that's taking place and driving this country apart." United Food and Commercial Workers President Marc Perrone. Nearly 90,000 U.S.

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    WIN Week In Review: April 14-16, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [CWA President Chris Shelton]: "This is a company who can easily afford to do what we want. They make a billion dollars a month in profit. They are continually sending jobs overseas."  Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton talking about the year-long effort to reach a new contract with AT&T for 17,000 California and Nevada workers.

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    WIN Week In Review April 7-9, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Rich Trumka]: "We're in the fight of our lives - to reclaim America as a land of opportunity. And we've never been more committed to getting the job done than we are right now." AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka during a speech to the national Press Club in Washington Tuesday.

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    WIN Week In Review: March 31-April 2, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham With Trumpcare defeated nurses say it's time to go for real single payer universal Medicare for all style health care. Because even with the Affordable Care Act still in place there are still millions of people without health insurance.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review March 24-26, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham The Communications Workers of America say that 11 of its AT&T locals in California and Nevada - some 17,000 workers - went on strike Wednesday. The union says they are on a grievance strike due to AT&T violations of previously negotiated job duties of technicians. These are landline AT&T workers.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review:June 9-11, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham With great fanfare and his best PT Barnum act Trump Friday did his best to tout his infrastructure plan. But economists at the Economic Policy Institute say his plan is "thin and fake". The AFL-CIO is calling for a real one trillion dollar investment in rebuilding America's infrastructure but Trump is only putting up $200 billion.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: June 2-4, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham The National Labor Relations Board Wednesday began a trial to reach a decision on whether Menards has violated federal labor law in the ways it treats its workers. OPEIU labor attorney Seth Goldstein brought the case on behalf of truckers working for Menards - a midwest home improvement chain owned by billionaire Republican John Menard.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: May 26-28, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham Fight For $15 and the Trump resistance have a message for Trump and all politicians standing between them and their goal of $15 and hour and union rights. Trump's budget cuts hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicaid and the SNAP food stamp program, shredding the safety net for the poor while corporations simultaneously hold wages below what workers need to live.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: May 19-21, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham 21,000 CWA workers at AT&T Mobility will strike Friday if no new labor agreement is reached by then. It will be a one day strike - with workers returning to work Monday, May 22nd.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: May 12-14, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [U.S Senator Bernie Sanders]: "We are here today to say as loudly and clearly as we can that we will not allow the earned pension benefits of up to ten million workers to be cut as much as 60 percent. Ain't gonna happen! (applause)." U.S.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review May 5-7, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham 217 House Republicans Thursday voted to take health insurance away from 24 million people. That's how many people the Congressional Budget Office says will lose health insurance if Obamacare is repealed. Not a single House Democrat voted for this.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review April 28-30, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Peg Seminario]: "The future of safety and health for working people in this country I think is uncertain and indeed may be in danger." AFL-CIO Safety Director Peg Seminario. The AFL-CIO Wednesday released the report "Death On The Job: The Toll of Neglect". A hundred fifty U.S.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: April 21-23, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Marc Perrone]: "America's gotta wake up. This economy - if it doesn't create good sustainable jobs for people - it's gonna continue to feed the very division, despair and disparity that's taking place and driving this country apart." United Food and Commercial Workers President Marc Perrone. Nearly 90,000 U.S.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: April 14-16, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [CWA President Chris Shelton]: "This is a company who can easily afford to do what we want. They make a billion dollars a month in profit. They are continually sending jobs overseas."  Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton talking about the year-long effort to reach a new contract with AT&T for 17,000 California and Nevada workers.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review April 7-9, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham [Rich Trumka]: "We're in the fight of our lives - to reclaim America as a land of opportunity. And we've never been more committed to getting the job done than we are right now." AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka during a speech to the national Press Club in Washington Tuesday.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review: March 31-April 2, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham With Trumpcare defeated nurses say it's time to go for real single payer universal Medicare for all style health care. Because even with the Affordable Care Act still in place there are still millions of people without health insurance.

    Read More...
    WIN Week In Review March 24-26, 2017

    By Doug Cunningham The Communications Workers of America say that 11 of its AT&T locals in California and Nevada - some 17,000 workers - went on strike Wednesday. The union says they are on a grievance strike due to AT&T violations of previously negotiated job duties of technicians. These are landline AT&T workers.

    Read More...


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