Metal Trades Councils

Texas City MTC

President Contact: Jack Forman
Work 2800 Texas Ave. Texas City TX 77590 Work Phone: 409-948-2071
Categories: Metal Trades Council

RSS Labor News

  • The House Republican Health Care Plan—a Betrayal of Working People that Keeps Getting Worse
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka blasted the Republican health care plan on which House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has announced plans for the House of Representatives to vote later today, stating in a letter:This legislation is a betrayal of working people who will pay the price for it through medical care they can no longer afford, greater […]
  • Stand with Mondelez/Nabisco Working People Whose Jobs Were Outsourced by Watching and Sharing This Video
    The consequences of corporate greed are disastrous. Just ask the 600 former Mondelēz/Nabisco working people and members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) union in Chicago, who were laid off one year ago today as the company shifted production to Mexico.
  • Investors with $3 Trillion in Assets Call for CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Disclosure
    Today, more than 100 institutional investors with a combined $3 trillion in assets under management sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in support of a CEO-to-worker pay ratio disclosure. The signatories of the investor statement on pay ratio disclosure include a variety of pension plans, asset managers, foundations, faith-based funds and state treasurers.
  • Getting Kids to Be Activists Through a Graphic Novel
    One of the lessons of history is that it must be retaught so our children won’t repeat it. When I left Union Plus last year, I decided to enter into an “encore” career and published a graphic novel to teach kids about labor history. But most importantly, how to become an activist when you’re a […]
  • AFL-CIO Analysis of President Donald Trump’s FY 2018 Budget
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed budget: “Working people in states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin didn’t vote for a budget that slashes workforce training and fails to invest in our nation’s infrastructure. President Trump’s proposed budget attempts to balance the budget on the backs of working families. The […]
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