On March 20, the Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch -- here's a review of his record on labor & human rights issues.
AFL-CIO REVIEW OF JUDGE NEIL GORSUCH’S RECORD
IN WORKERS’ RIGHTS CASES
March 17, 2017
The next Justice confirmed to the U.S.
The candidates for Bloomington Mayor and city council, Normal Mayor and town council, Unit 5 and District 87 school board and Heartland Community College trustees are all invited to a labor candidates’ night, Wednesday, March 1, 6 p.m., at Laborers Local 362 Hall, 2012 Fox Creek Road, Bloomington.
The candidates will have three minutes to address specific questions.
The Rev. Alvis Martin has spent the past 30 years as a union member and lobbyist promoting public policy to protect union workers, advocating for diversity within organized labor, and standing up for the disenfranchised. He will speak as part of the University’s Black History Month events at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka statement on Trump's labor secretary nominee's withdrawal -- The withdrawal of Andrew Puzder’s nomination is great news for everyone who wants an America where wages rise, benefits are strong and unions are growing.