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AFL-CIO Announces Raising Wages Summits in Presidential Primary States Expanded Campaign in Seven Cities

(Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 2015)—The first National Summit on Raising Wages definitively set the tone for political and economic action in the New Year. It generated an in-depth, diverse conversation and developed concrete steps for an expanded campaign to raise wages for working people. But above all, the summit proved America is beginning to rise …

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Harris County Reappoints Fitzgerald, Confirms Kennedy; Pasadena Reappoints Mease

Harris County Commissioners Court Reappoints Clyde Fitzgerald and Confirms Term of John D. Kennedy, City of Pasadena Reappoints Roy Mease Two Port Commissioners of the Port of Houston Authority were reappointed today. Clyde Fitzgerald was reappointed by Harris County Commissioners Court, and Roy Mease was reappointed by the City of Pasadena. Port Commissioners serve two-year …

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Holiday Cheer Community Dinner in Newark, New Jersey

If you were looking for some holiday cheer, you could find plenty at the Atlantic Coast District-ILA Civil Rights Committee sponsored Holiday Cheer Community Dinner in Newark, New Jersey last Friday evening. That’s where you found ACD Civil Rights Chairman W. Bernard Dudley (also president of ILA Local 1233 and an ACD Vice President) and …

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ILA’s Daggett: “No change in bargaining”

Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said the ILA won’t change its contract bargaining process, except possibly to try to reverse the order in which coastwide and local agreements are negotiated. Daggett responded to remarks by David Adam, chairman and CEO of United States Maritime Alliance, who challenged employers and the …

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