Ending a Rigged System: In the States Roundup

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By Kenneth Quinnell Ending a Rigged System: In the States Roundup

It’s time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations and central labor councils on Twitter.

Alaska AFL-CIO:

#TaxDayProtest pic.twitter.com/bDl4juYQLR

— Alaska AFL-CIO (@AKAFLCIO) April 17, 2018

Arkansas AFL-CIO:

Tough weather did not stop AFSCME Local 965! #1u #afscme #livingwage https://t.co/ZyIiiWGKRs

— Arkansas AFL-CIO (@ArkansasAFLCIO) April 9, 2018

California Labor Federation:

⚡️Women standing strong together to end a rigged system⚡️ “Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler backs California legislation to end forced arbitration” Must read from @Cookie and @jonrussell on #AB3080 👉https://t.co/uEGhCgcJ1Q #1u @AFLCIO @susanthesquark @LorenaSGonzalez #MeToo pic.twitter.com/dpNSFq2gRL

— California Labor Federation (@CaliforniaLabor) April 18, 2018

Colorado AFL-CIO:

All eyes are on Colorado as the fight for gig workers’ rights continues #SayNoToCorporateGreed #SB171 https://t.co/t0bTXWJR3u

— Colorado AFL-CIO (@AFLCIOCO) April 17, 2018

Connecticut AFL-CIO:

.@AFSCME‘s Tim Birch at #C4Lobby18: The #JanusvAFSCME case won’t be decided on its legal merits, it will be decided based on politics. And we can’t match the anti-worker forces dollar for dollar, but we have the numbers @AFSCMECT4 #RespectWorkers #ItsAboutFreedom

— Connecticut AFL-CIO (@ConnAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

Florida AFL-CIO:

“Right to Work only works for the rich” #1u https://t.co/MJ2a0Nl7km

— Florida AFL-CIO (@FLAFLCIO) April 8, 2018

Georgia AFL-CIO:

“Abrams fights for guys like me, and she’ll make a great #GAGov.” @staceyabrams understands all of Georgia and stands up for working families. Check out her new video: https://t.co/4hhwwID422 #TeamAbrams #gapol #1u

— AFL-CIO Georgia (@AFLCIOGeorgia) April 13, 2018

Idaho State AFL-CIO:

#Solidarity https://t.co/URxSUOdKaL

— Idaho State AFL-CIO (@IdahoAFLCIO) April 10, 2018

Indiana State AFL-CIO:

The 2018 @INAFLCIO legislative scorecards are out! Click here to find out how your state lawmakers vote https://t.co/QbSJc71sH9 d in this past legislative session

— Indiana AFL-CIO (@INAFLCIO) April 17, 2018

Iowa Federation of Labor:

Do We Really Think People Choose To Be Poor? – Iowa Starting Line https://t.co/2V5gyql300 pic.twitter.com/jZfuawgvmV

— Iowa AFL-CIO (@IowaAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

Kansas State AFL-CIO:

School funding bill misses the mark in more ways than one. Another quick fix will be necessary. https://t.co/mLChfm7uDB

— Kansas AFL-CIO (@KansasAFLCIO) April 10, 2018

Kentucky State AFL-CIO:

ICYMI: “Matt Bevin’s apology to teachers: Sorry you’re too dumb to understand what I was saying” https://t.co/uuyin48XH2

— Kentucky AFL-CIO (@aflcioky) April 17, 2018

Maine AFL-CIO:

Ready to build the movement for Medicare for All! #Medicare4All #1u @mlighty60 @erinrn01 @matt_schlobohm @AdamAGoode pic.twitter.com/aykRpY8X5Q

— Maine AFL-CIO (@MEAFLCIO) April 12, 2018

Massachusetts AFL-CIO:

Read this @massteacher member’s breakdown of what Janus is really about: wealth and power. Should public employee unions be allowed to charge nonmembers fees to help pay for collective bargaining? https://t.co/omYfTc7Zm6 via @BostonGlobe @mass

— Massachusetts AFLCIO (@massaflcio) April 14, 2018

Metro Washington (D.C.) Council AFL-CIO:

Rev. Erica Williams talks about The Poor People’s Campaign at tonight’s Metro Washington Council @PoorpeoplesC pic.twitter.com/vENItd7oki

— MetroDCLaborCouncil (@DCLabor) April 16, 2018

Michigan AFL-CIO:

Today Betsy DeVos’ @usedgov kicked @afgenational out of all onsite office space. #StandWithEdWorkers and tell @BetsyDeVosED that having union representation is a right. pic.twitter.com/DG8KwwFWJ2

— Michigan AFL-CIO (@MIAFLCIO) April 11, 2018

Minnesota AFL-CIO:

Political Campaign Workers Continue to Organize https://t.co/Ld98OcFJKv (via @workdaymn) #1u @CWG_Workers pic.twitter.com/vLk4TkvzXF

— Minnesota AFL-CIO (@MNAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

Missouri AFL-CIO:

“In real terms, meaning after you adjust for inflation, the average U.S. teacher today makes $30 less a week than they used to.” https://t.co/OHCsBeyCax

— Missouri AFL-CIO (@MOAFLCIO) April 12, 2018

Montana AFL-CIO:

BREAKING: Missoula News Guild Unanimously Votes Yes For Union! https://t.co/0K8NDbbeFC #mtpol #1u

— Montana AFL-CIO (@MTaflcio) April 6, 2018

Nevada State AFL-CIO:

.@NVAFLCIO President Liz Sorensen calls the 2018 #NVCOPE Conference to order. NV #1u ready to work for NV working families! pic.twitter.com/7n7x5FpMk3

— Nevada State AFL-CIO (@NVAFLCIO) April 16, 2018

New Hampshire AFL-CIO:

Honor Our Sister Linda Horan by Contributing to the NH AFL-CIO Scholarship Fund! https://t.co/V94ahFVYdR pic.twitter.com/frv2wC7gjf

— NewHampshire AFL-CIO (@NHAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

New Jersey State AFL-CIO:

Labor joins @GovMurphy and key stakeholders from the health care, transit, technology, and academic communities to invest in jobs, innovation, and infrastructure to drive our state economy forward. pic.twitter.com/8IaxOFhq4h

— New Jersey AFL-CIO (@NJAFLCIO) March 19, 2018

New Mexico AFL-CIO:

Today is National Lineman Appreciation Day! Thank you for keeping the power on Brothers and Sisters! #ThankALineman #1u #UnionStrong #IBEW
.@AFLCIO @IBEW pic.twitter.com/Gq1AgRNQay

— NMFL (@LaborFed4NM) April 18, 2018

New York State AFL-CIO:

New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento Congratulates TWU and JetBlue Flight Attendants https://t.co/P0AbQZHmfu

— NYSAFLCIO (@NYSAFLCIO) April 17, 2018

North Carolina AFL-CIO:

Did you pay your taxes yesterday? Don’t you wish the rich paid their fair share? #TaxDay https://t.co/w3ZGwmIAac

— NC State AFL-CIO (@NCStateAFLCIO) April 18, 2018


It’s Back! #Columbus #Union Night With @DropkickMurphys! Meet the band at a pre-show party just for @AFLCIO Union members, family & friends! If you already have tickets, you can also get your preshow wristband from Amanda. Details for a June 1 Cleveland event coming soon! pic.twitter.com/dAT92f9NFz

— Ohio AFL-CIO (@ohioaflcio) April 18, 2018

Oklahoma State AFL-CIO:

We will support our teachers and state employees one day longer than it takes! pic.twitter.com/L6kN7jVnU5

— Oklahoma AFL-CIO (@OK_AFL_CIO) April 10, 2018

Oregon AFL-CIO:

If your boss broke the law, your taxes might be higher.https://t.co/HGSPRI4gSb #TaxDay

— Oregon AFL-CIO (@OregonAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO:

The Labor Movement was forged through the collective action of working people. And together we will keep fighting for workers’ right to organize! #1u @AFTunion @AFTPA @AFTWV @PSEAhttps://t.co/GtXNWzsALE

— PA AFL-CIO (@PaAFL_CIO) April 18, 2018

Rhode Island AFL-CIO:

#UnionStrong #UnionYes #1U #WorkersRights #LaborMovement #Unions https://t.co/PqeAM2VR4N

— Rhode Island AFL-CIO (@riaflcio) April 18, 2018

South Carolina AFL-CIO:

JetBlue “Disappointed” As 66% Of Flight Attendants Vote To Join Transport Workers Union https://t.co/e2BzyIwgLo

— SC AFL-CIO (@SCAFLCIO) April 17, 2018

Texas AFL-CIO:

“We are going to show Greg Abbott our papers and we are going to show them at the ballot box,” @MontseTXAFLCIO tells @UTOpportunity as she highlights labor role in citizenship forums for eligible immigrants. #1u #EducationAustin pic.twitter.com/Q3M5kr8kvU

— Texas AFL-CIO (@TexasAFLCIO) April 13, 2018

Virginia AFL-CIO:

Va. House committee tries again for Medicaid expansion, with tougher work rules https://t.co/1Nz9rx94nD

— Virginia AFL-CIO (@Virginia_AFLCIO) April 16, 2018

Washington AFL-CIO:

Thank you, @PattyMurray and @SenatorCantwell, for standing up for workers! https://t.co/VFOFOzPrEC

— WA State AFL-CIO (@WAAFLCIO) April 18, 2018

West Virginia AFL-CIO:

“We’re seeing a great field of pro-working family candidates in 2018.” WV AFL-CIO Endorses Candidates in 2018 Primary Election: https://t.co/OCkGxJOrS7 #wvpol pic.twitter.com/4nXM8HBkpf

— West Virginia AFLCIO (@WestVirginiaAFL) March 26, 2018

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO:

Ascension faces mounting criticism over plan to cut services at St. Joseph hospital, https://t.co/PAGt7IK8wc

— WI AFL-CIO (@wisaflcio) April 18, 2018

Kenneth Quinnell
Wed, 04/18/2018 – 12:51

Source: AFL-CIO

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