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WMBD-TV featured 63-year Laborers' 362 member Richard Kellerhals http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/twin-cities-celebrate-labor-day
AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch underestimates CEO-worker pay discrepancy
According to an article in the Sept. 15 Atlantic, the CEO vs. average worker is more like 949 times greater, not 373 times greater, as the AFL-CIO estimates... Here's the Atlantic article: Corporate Executives Are Making Way More Money Than Anybody Reports There are two methods for measuring compensation. One appears everywhere. The other is correct.
Read More... Illinois prevailing wages work, don't raise cost
A new study from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute shows that construction prevailing wage laws are not a cost-deteriment, but work for communities and government. https://illinoisupdate.
Labor Day 2016 press coverage
WMBD-TV featured 63-year Laborers' 362 member Richard Kellerhals http://www.centralillinoisproud.
2016 Bloomington Labor Day Parade photos
Here's a flickr file of the 2016 Bloomington, Illinois Labor Day Parade. https://www.flickr.
Vote your paycheck Labor Day Theme
Guest editorial by Trades & Labor President Ronn Morehead, Bloomington Pantagraph, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. On Labor Day, Vote your paycheck When we march through Bloomington on Labor Day, our parade theme is, “Protect your paycheck: Vote!” As Americans, many issues need consideration.
Read More... Labor Day Parade march September 5
With a theme of “Protect your Paycheck: Vote!” McLean County’s Labor Day Parade, Bloomington’s largest, will march at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 5, from downtown Bloomington to Miller Park.
Read More... Download: 2016 LaborDayParadeRegistrationForm.pdf Trump's VP pick Pence has long anti-union record
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s choice for his running mate on the Republican ticket, has a long anti-labor record, from denouncing minimum-wage increases to putting his own money into a campaign to cut construction workers’ pay. “He’s just an anti-worker candidate,” says Indiana AFL-CIO President Brett Voorhies.