|Stanislaus-Tuolumne Counties Central Labor Council|
When Perla Balli she heard the news that the T-Mobile call center where she worked in Brownsville, Texas, was about to close because T-Mobile was shipping 3,300 jobs from that location and from six other U.S. call centers overseas, she said: House and car payments, tuition for my oldest son’s college education and the expenses of caring for five children were the first things that came to my mind. No American worker should have to worry that their job will be taken from them unceremoniously and given to someone else. Read more >>>
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a statement today proclaiming the federation's support for an executive order issued by President Obama protecting federal employees and employees of federal contractors against discrimination based on gender identity. Trumka said: Working people believe in equality and fairness. That’s why we are happy to stand with President Obama in supporting protections for workers who are discriminated against on the basis of gender identity. Read more >>>
"The California High-Speed Rail Authority is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation. California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands."
"What's worse, they toil in dangerous working conditions in near-freezing rooms chilled to 34 degrees. Taylor Farms fails to provide workers with protective gear to shield them from fumes that cause dizziness and gagging and workers have been asked to remove bio-hazards without protective gear. They are denied time to use the bathroom, work on wet floors that are hazardous and have to provide their own gloves and warm clothes used for their jobs."
Proud of the Stanislaus-Tuolumne Counties Central Labor Council for passing a resolution at our meeting on June 9, 2014 in support of this effort. Special thanks to Commissioner Virginia Madueno for spearheading this effort and for all that you do. Read more >>>
Adopted Resolutions: The following resolutions have been approved by delegates to the AFL-CIO Convention 2013. Read more >>>
2014 Stanislaus County Meeting Calendar
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