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News From: Mitch McConnell

by AFL-CIO | on Jul 23, 2020

McConnell Ends $600 Unemployment Benefit

The AFL-CIO and its affiliate labor unions condemn Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his body’s failure to pass the HEROES Act, deepening economic hardship for millions, especially...

by Brian Young | on Jul 07, 2020

Trump Donors Get Huge Government Bailouts

Beginning in April, the federal government made billions of dollars available to businesses to help them get through the pandemic. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) gave out loans to companies to...

by Brian Young | on May 13, 2020

Trump Withholding Pay for NYC's Frontline Workers

With over 187,000 cases and 20,000 dead from COVID-19 New York City has been the hardest hit area in the world. On the frontlines of the war have been nurses, transit workers, police, fire, EMS, and...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 01, 2020

Podcast: Actor Harold Phillips / McConnell not Paying Police

On this week's show we have Harold Phillips, an actor who was on Grimm and Leverage. He is talking to us about SAG-AFTRA, the Labor Radio Network, and May Day job actions. We also have Chris...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 23, 2020

Why Dems Rejected Bailout Plan

With the economy in a freefall, the coronavirus closing businesses and with no end in sight Congress is considering trillions of dollars in bailouts and economic stimulus. However, on Sunday, the...