Posts Tagged ‘hillary clinton’

Oct
2016
7

Hillary Clinton: “I really support union apprenticeship programs.”

Hillary Clinton:
  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has spent much of the 2016 election season focusing on job creation and the economy. She often describes “building an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top” and “offering real solutions to create more good-paying jobs and get incomes rising across the…
Sep
2016
7

Clinton at Labor Day Rally: “We will be absolutely strong in our support for unions”

Clinton at Labor Day Rally:
  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spent Labor Day at a picnic in Northwest Illinois celebrating with union members and leaders, inclduing International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) President Lonnie R. Stephenson and United Auto Workers (UAW) President Dennis Williams. Secretary Clinton attended the event for the…
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Sep
2016
6

Trump Pays IRS Fine for Paying Off Florida AG in Trump University Case. Media Doesn’t Cover It.

Trump Pays IRS Fine for Paying Off Florida AG in Trump University Case. Media Doesn't Cover It.
  They say everyone has a price. For Florida’s Republican Attorney General, Pam Bondi, it’s $25,000.  Back in 2013, Pam Bondi’s office was weighing an inquiry into Donald Trump’s famously fraudulent university. During that time, she asked Trump for a campaign donation. He obliged, and Bondi’s office miraculously…
Aug
2016
30

McConnell Says TPP Is Shelved Until After the Election, Some Even Say It Could Disappear

McConnell Says TPP Is Shelved Until After the Election, Some Even Say It Could Disappear
  President Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is now his successor’s problem. On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the trade deal needs to be “massaged” and will have to wait until next year before it hits the Senate floor: “The current agreement, the Trans-Pacific [Partnership], which…
Aug
2016
8

Clinton Rallies at IBEW Hall in Las Vegas, Touts Apprenticeship, Infrastructure Investment

Clinton Rallies at IBEW Hall in Las Vegas, Touts Apprenticeship, Infrastructure Investment
  Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton paid a visit to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) in Las Vegas last week. After taking a tour of Mojave Electric’s training facility, Clinton spoke at the IBEW Local 357 hall to a crowd of roughly 1,400. She stressed the importance of technical training and…
Apr
2016
19

Building Trades 2016 Conference Carries Bipartisan Message; Clinton, Castro to Speak

Building Trades 2016 Conference Carries Bipartisan Message; Clinton, Castro to Speak
  On Monday, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) began their annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C. 3,000 delegates representing more than a dozen trades were in attendance to network, hear remarks from lawmakers and industry leaders, and attend workshops so they can return to their local unions with new resources…
Jul
2015
16

Clinton Highlights Lack of Workplace Protections In the On-Demand Economy, Rand Paul Goes Nuts

Clinton Highlights Lack of Workplace Protections In the On-Demand Economy, Rand Paul Goes Nuts
  In a speech on Monday at the New School in Manhattan, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted the on-demand economy, arguing that despite great innovation, many companies reliant on this new type of labor are repressing middle-class wage growth.  The speech was viewed as a direct shot at Uber, which has faced a series of [&hellip…;
Sep
2014
25

Hillary Clinton: With C.H.O.I.C.E., Building Trades “Leading the Way” in Labor-Management Partnerships

Hillary Clinton: With C.H.O.I.C.E., Building Trades
  This week the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convened a caucus of star politicians and activists to discuss game-changing efforts on a wide array of topics, from sustainability and climate to labor. Stateside, much of the latter centered around Hillary Clinton’s ‘Job One’ program (highlighted earlier this week on We Party…
Sep
2014
23

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Job One’ Corrals Big and Small Biz to Boost Youth Employment

Hillary Clinton's 'Job One' Corrals Big and Small Biz to Boost Youth Employment
  In hopes of assisting the nearly 6 million young Americans who are out of school and out of work, Hillary Clinton this summer launched the Job One program as part of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).  Job One aims to help young people begin a track of upward mobility by ensuring they have an [&hellip…;