Category Archives: Federal & State Legislation

Defense workers union objects to more base closures

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 300,000 civilian employees in the Department of Defense, is urging lawmakers to reject efforts to launch a new round of military base closures. An amendment to the… Source: PRNewsWire-HR

USW Statement on DACA Termination

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following statement was issued today by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the administration would terminate in six months the Deferred Action… Source: PRNewsWire-HR USW Statement on

Largest Federal Union "Encouraged" by Steps to Invest in the VA

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In response to the passing of the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act today, the American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement: “Today Congressional leaders came… Source: PRNewsWire-HR Largest

Teamsters Denounce GOP Bill To Roll Back NLRB Joint Employer Ruling

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “joint employer” ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries,… Source: PRNewsWire-HR Teamsters Denounce GOP