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Dear USW # 104 Members & Retirees;
Fast Facts on Fast Track
The AFL-CIO Opposes the Baucus-Hatch-Camp Fast Track Legislation (S. 1900/H.R. 3830).
What Is Fast Track?
Fast Track is a policy that gives the executive branch the opportunity to negotiate—out of public view—as many trade agreements as it can during a given time period and send them to Congress, which may then only vote yes or no on the agreement: it may not amend the agreement or its “implementing bill,” nor may it send the agreement back to the executive branch with instructions for improvement.
Legislative update May 1, 2015
Late Wednesday night, the 2015 General Assembly finally adjourned for the year – and not a moment too soon. This legislative session was a brutal one, not only for Indiana’s reputation but for all working families in Indiana.
The Republican Supermajorities and Governor Pence went after workers’ wages, public education and attempted to condone discrimination in Indiana – providing a stark reminder of why voting and voting for leaders who actually represent our best interests is so critically important.
While much of the dust is still settling, below are recaps of some of what happened to the various pieces of legislation the Indiana AFL-CIO and our affiliates were working on this year.
Alcoa employees potentially affected identified.
Anthem has confirmed that approximately 18,500 current and former participants in Alcoa’s Highmark health plans were potentially affected by the cyber-attack on Anthem’s IT systems. The Highmark members who were affected received health care services in a geographic area served by Anthem at some time in the last 10 years. The Anthem service area includes:
Many Americans know that the United States is not a democracy but a “corporatocracy,” in which we are ruled by a partnership of giant corporations, the extremely wealthy elite and corporate-collaborator government officials. However, the truth of such tyranny is not enough to set most of us free to take action. Too many of us have become pacified by corporatocracy-created institutions and culture.
he United States is in the final stages of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free-trade agreement with Mexico, Canada, Japan, Singapore and seven other countries. Who will benefit from the TPP? American workers? Consumers? Small businesses? Taxpayers? Or the biggest multinational corporations in the world?
Ten Electrical Apprentices began their Apprenticeship September 15, 2014.
Fast Track Legislation ( Please make a call today to help stop Fast Track )
Indiana Politics ( The Permanent Erosion of Southern Indiana Democrats ) by Russ Stilwell
Ruling for the USW concerning the RTW case in Lake County Circuit Court in Crown Point Indiana Much work to be done ahead, we are sure it will be appealed to the Indiana State Supreme Court. Take time to read this case it is very important to union people. Read more >>>
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