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Trumka Cool to Final Federal Budget Blueprint

WASHINGTON —AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a cool reception to Congress’ 2-year federal budget blueprint that at least provided a temporary truce in the GOP-inspired fiscal wars that roiled the government.  And the American Federation of Government Employees panned the budget pact, too. Lawmakers passed and Democratic President Barack Obama signed the blueprint, which sets spending at $1.012 trillion for […]

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Officials: Labor Making Progress in Talks with Administration Over Multi-Employer Health Plans

Organized labor is apparently making progress in convincing the Obama White House to revisit rules that would virtually trash multi-employer health care plans – joint employer-union run plans whose demise would throw 20 million people off of health insurance rolls.

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