Creating good jobs here at home is a top priority for working families. But a little known practice is undermining that effort – that practice is foreign currency manipulation. Today’s study by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) sheds light on how ending currency manipulation will improve our trade balance, create jobs, and strengthen our economy.
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is pleased to announce the following dates for the HazMat/Chemical Emergency Response Training Programs.
April 27-May 2, 2014
June 1-6, 2014
June 8-13, 2014
For phone inquiries please call (281) 812-6436 Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. central standard time.
January 13, 2014, FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA — The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) is announcing support for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and California Governor Jerry Brown's budget proposal that would authorize funding for the state's high-speed rail program, utilizing $300 million of cap and trade revenue.
The Trade Promotion Authority bill submitted today by Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus and Senate Finance Ranking Member Orrin Hatch is out of date, poorly conceived, and bad for American workers. For that reason, the AFL-CIO opposes this legislation in the strongest of terms and will actively work to block its passage.
Last year, lawmakers appallingly deserted 1.3 million jobless workers and went home for their own holiday without extending unemployment insurance benefits. Today, the Senate took an important step to assist those still searching for work when it cleared the way for a temporary unemployment benefits bill.