Post Tagged with: "Civil Rights"

AFSA Attends MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference

AFSA Attends MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference

From January 15-19, AFSA joined hundreds of union and civil rights activists in honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the AFL-CIO’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta. Attendees participated in plenary sessions, workshops and panels, in order to build knowledge and skills on a wide range […]

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Remembering Heroes of Labor and Civil Rights

Trailblazer activists Viola Liuzzo, Annie Clemenc, and Evelyn Dubrow, who dedicated themselves to bettering the lives of others, will be posthumously honored and inducted into the International Labor Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 16, in an event marking the organization’s 40th year of inductees.

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Senate GOP To Grill Perez On Labor DEPT. Plans, Civil Rights Record

WASHINGTON —Anti-worker and anti-civil rights Republican senators are planning to grill Thomas Perez, Democratic President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next Secretary of Labor, on his plans for the department and his civil rights policies. Perez ran their gauntlet at his Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination on April 18. While committee Democrats, […]

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