Posts Tagged ‘Building and Construction Trades Council’

Dec
2011
14

Escondido Building Trades Stand Up For Latino Voting Rights

Latino residents in Escondido, CA, who make up 49 percent of the population, are demanding a bigger voice in local government. Demetrio Gomez, a 40-year Escondido resident, stood before the Escondido City Council and demanded that they change from citywide to district elections or be sued. Gomez and other Latino residents feel as if they ...
Nov
2011
14

In Lansing, Candidates Bucked the Chamber of Commerce in Support of Labor-Backed Positions

In Lansing, Candidates Bucked the Chamber of Commerce in Support of Labor-Backed Positions
Election night came and went this year with many triumphs for progressives, not the least of which was a resounding, working class defeat of Ohio’s anti-collective bargaining bill, SB5. North of Ohio, in similarly contentious Michigan, there was no recall of the Governor’s first extremist stroke of the pen, the Emergency Financial...
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