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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 >>>

Shedding Light on the Stars

On the set for Russell Crowe’s latest movie, “Noah,” Mario Pignard Jr. had the challenging task to create the impression of daylight in the middle of the night for an area larger than three football fields on Long Island. A highly specialized motion picture lighting technician, his skills were honed by other large projects, such as “The Dark Knight Rises,” starring Christian Bale, when he used nine to 12 generators to light lower Manhattan’s bridges and business district. Read the full article>>>

UNOFFICIAL 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS AS OF JUNE 24, 2014*
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Endorsement:                      The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges full support for the candidate

No Endorsement:               The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges no support of any kind of                                                    for the candidate or candidates.

No Recommendation:      The MD/DC AFL-CIO makes no recommendation as to                                                      support for a candidate or candidates in a particular                                                   race and affiliates should support the candidate of                                                     their choice.

Candidates in Bold:            Winners in the Primary Election

                                                   129 Winners or 87%  

Please click on link above to view full list of endorsements.

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ENDORSEMENTS FOR THE 2014 PRIMARY ELECTIONS

AS OF APRIL 22, 2014*
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Endorsement:     The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges full support for the candidate

No Endorsement:     The MD/DC AFL-CIO urges no support of any kind for the
candidate or candidates.

No Recommendation:    The MD/DC AFL-CIO makes no recommendation as to support for a candidate or candidates in a particular race and affiliates should support the candidate of their choice.

Please click on link above to view full list of endorsements.
 

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