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Ironworkers Training For Green Energy Jobs

Ever see a construction worker hanging off a bridge while making essential repairs and wonder what it takes to do a job like that?The same rare skills, along with many others, also are necessary to build and maintain the nation’s growing number of wind turbines—and...

Wanted Economic Patriots to Save American Dream

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka yesterday described the upcoming elections this way: This election is about economic patriots, and it’s also about corporate traitors. Economic patriotism resonates among working people and the millions ofAmerica's jobless workers--and...

We Couldn't Have Said It Better

AFL-CIO Now blogger Mike Hall lets President Obama tell it like it is. After President Obama finished delivering his speech to the AFL-CIO Executive Council this morning, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this question for the president. We're going into a...

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