Fast Track opponents are planning a Memorial Day picnic at Congressman Steny Hoyer’s district office today at 11a in Greenbelt (6500 Cherrywood Ln, Greenbelt, MD). “We plan to deliver an informative basket that contains all the reasons why fast track and TPP are bad for us,” says the AFL-CIO’s Maya Goines.
Maryland Law Would Regulate Outsourcing
Maryland public employees will play a greater role in ensuring the state does not outsource public services in a reckless manner under a measure signed into law last week by Gov. Larry Hogan. “Public employees often have the best suggestions on how to promote efficiency and save taxpayer dollars,” said AFSCME Maryland Council 3 Pres. Patrick Moran. “No one knows how to improve service delivery more than the hard-working women and men who have been providing the services for years.” Read more.
Register Now for Labor Arts Exchange
Although the deadline for early registration has passed, you can still get in on the action and excitement of the 2015 Great Labor Arts Exchange (GLAE). To register for the conference, just click here or download the PDF to mail in your registration. To register as a vendor at the conference, click here.
DC LaborFest Discount for Newsies
Disney’s hit musical NEWSIES is coming to the National Theater for two weeks only, June 9-21. This smash-hit, crowd pleasing new musical is filled with one heart-pounding number after another. "It’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss!" says Disney. Tickets are still available, plus with the DC LaborFest discount, you receive $10 off select seats to the Tuesday-Friday and Sunday Evening performances. Click here to redeem this offer "and seize the day!"