Pack a union card? Beware the Trump con job

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By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 1. Who of the following presidential candidates supports “right to work?” A. presidential candidate Donald Trump B. newly ex-presidential candidate Ted Cruz C. both 2. Who said, We hear terrible things about outsourcing jobs—how … Continue reading →

Down-home hate from a Kentucky Republican

By BERRY CRAIG Mike Pape is one Republican candidate who has evidently sworn off dog whistle politics. The congressional hopeful from Kentucky has deep-sixed the coded words and is pandering, flat-out, to racism and xenophobia. His inaugural TV ad shows … Continue reading →

Times are tough for the ‘right to work’ crowd

By BERRY CRAIG Wheels keep coming off the “right to work” bandwagon. I can almost hear the union-busters crooning that old “Hee Haw” tune: Gloom, despair, and agony on me-e! Deep dark depression, excessive misery-y! If it weren’t for bad … Continue reading →

‘They had this thing teed up’

By BERRY CRAIG Kentucky State AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan says good candidates and a good union ground game added up to victory for a trio of labor-endorsed Democrats in the four special House elections. “Though he lost, we had a … Continue reading →

Unions push ‘right to work’ off the table

By BERRY CRAIG Think voting really doesn’t matter? Talk to a pair of Kentucky labor leaders. Because union-endorsed candidates won three of four special House elections this month, “right to work” is dead for now in the General Assembly, said … Continue reading →