News From: Obama

by Richard Iannuzzi | on Aug 26, 2016

The Epic Lies

I have five wonderful grandsons ranging in age from four to eleven. They all have their own special qualities. Music, sports, swimming or just keeping me smiling and laughing. They are all blessed...

by Brian Young | on Jul 21, 2016

Bam gets behind blue

Over the last few weeks, police forces across the country have come under attack as videos surfaced of police being involved in shootings. In some cases, these attacks have taken the lives of our men...

by Press and Media | on Feb 10, 2016

SCOTUS tells POTUS not so fast

WASHINGTON — In a major setback for President Obama’s climate change agenda, the Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the administration’s effort to combat global warming by...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 16, 2015

Big Wins in Education

Both Washington and Nueva York saw two major wins in the ongoing fight over education policy.  Bowing to pressure from parents and teachers, both Governor Cuomo, Republicans and Democrats in...

by Daniel Hinton | on Oct 07, 2015

White House Hosts First-Ever Worker Voice Summit

In an effort to include and empower working people in the political process, the White House hosted the first Summit on Worker Voice. The Obama administration invited labor leaders, rank-and-file,...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 08, 2015

Obama Orders Paid Leave for Contractors

For the first time in U.S. history, men and women working under federal contracts will be guaranteed seven days of paid sick leave per year. President Obama issued the executive order, which will...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

Our Congress is full of monkeys

After a long stint of political paralysis, Congress recently decided to put forth some action, however this action has only left us disgusted.  Hitting the papers this past week, we were greeted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2014

BAM signs the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

News from the US DOL: President Obama signed this Act into law which updates federal job training programs and streamlines and coordinates workforce and adult education programs at the federal, state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 03, 2013

CWA: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Cablevision's Bid to Stop NLRB Hearing

Washington, D.C. -Following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America on Cablevision's attempt to stop the National Labor Relations Board hearing scheduled for July 8. The U.S....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2013

What's the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions, whether or not you are...

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