Barak Obama is the first Democratic president to advocate cutting Social Security benefits. Whatever happens next, this is a historic change of direction for his party and an ominous turning point for the American social/economic compact.
|By: Tula Connell Thursday March 5, 2009 1:30 pm|
There’s too much going on this week to focus on one topic. So here’s a rundown from the world of working people and their unions.
-Hilda Solis made her first public appearance as labor secretary during the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting in Miami, where she toured an Electrical Workers (IBEW) union training facility and held a meeting in the inner city with 700 community members.