The Alaska AFL-CIO and it's members have been doing something extraordinary - asking the state Legislature to not raise the minimum wage.
Recently, some members of the Anchorage Assembly did their best to spoil the upcoming election for Anchorage’s citizens. The first bit of shenanigans came from Assemblyman Chris Birch from South Anchorage. His plan was to move the entire election from April to November, under the guise of saying it has a much better turnout. The fact that November has a higher turnout is true, but how Mr. Birch went about this was devious.
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We hope all workers across Alaska have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. Some people will not be able to get a long weekend or the day off, but we appreciate the work you do.
Here are some things the labor movement brough to America:
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- The Nation: April 10, 2010 edition