Maine AFL-CIO

 

 Twelve workers at Flight Safety Services Corporation — a company that works on the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus

In this Edition:

  • Right to Strike Hearing
  • Justice for Injured Workers
  • The Fight for Fair Taxation
  • Extending the WARN Act
  • Public Hearings Next Week
  • The Union Barber & the Scab
  • Support for Stop 'n' Shop Workers

Weekly Working Class Update

In this Edition:

  • Equal Pay Day
  • Collective Bargaining Rights Bill Passes Committee
  • "Right to Work" Bill Dead (For Now)
  • Earned Paid Sick Leave
  • Public Hearings Next Week
  • Lewiston Textile Strike of 1854

Weekly Working Class Update

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Workers turn out for public sector collective bargaining bill
  • Unemployment/Vacation Pay Bill Passes
  • Fairly Compensating Public Employees
  • Worker Safety Bills
  • Collective Bargaining Rights for Farm Workers
  • Eliminating Toxic Chemicals in the Workplace
  • Public Hearings Next week
  • Eastern Maine Labor Council Legislative Breakfast
  • Workers Memorial Day events
  • Maine Women’s Labor History

Recent News

Taxpayers are scrambling to make last-minute payments due to the Internal Revenue Service in just four days, but many of the country’s largest publicly-held corporations are doing better: They’ve reported they owe absolutely nothing on the billions of dollars in profits they earned last year.

In 2018, women once again came home with over 16% less money in their paychecks. Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, which means women had to work until April 2—92 days longer—to be paid the same amount as a comparable man in 2018.

In this edition:

  • Augusta KVCAP Drivers for Union
  • The to fight to fully fund revenue sharing
  • Workers oppose proposed minimum wage cuts
  • Supporting state workers
  • Sign the NAFTA 2.0 petition
  • Maine Working Class History FB

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