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Operating Engineers Elect Callahan To First Full Term As President; Trumka Pledges Infrastructure Job Fight

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. —Delegates to the Operating Engineers convention unanimously elected James Callahan, who stepped up to the union’s presidency to fill an unexpired term, to his first full term as head of the 400,000-member union, on May 1. They also elected Brian Hickey as Secretary-Treasurer, the union’s #2 post. In his inaugural address to 600 union delegates, meeting in Hollywood, […]

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Transpacific Pact Worse Than People Realize

WASHINGTON -The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a planned “free trade” pact that’s a top trade goal of the Democratic Obama administration, is far worse than predecessor pacts – and far worse than even its foes realize. And that led a panel at Green Jobs, Good Jobs conference in mid-April to urge listeners to stop TPP before it starts, by denying […]

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Obama Budget Blueprint Seeks Major Rewrite For Adult Job Retraining, $8B

  WASHINGTON —The Democratic Obama administration’s proposed federal budget for the year starting Oct. 1 calls for a major rewrite of federal job training programs for long-term unemployed adults, and $8 billion for that task, details show. But, in a tight budget environment for domestic programs and with House Republicans’ hostility towards workers, there appear to be long odds against […]

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