Pack a union card? Beware the Trump con job


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 →