"We cannot afford to let this bill become law," says the AFL-CIO, which urges calls to your senator today at 844-899-9913.
Under this plan, millions of working people would pay more, while the super-rich and Wall Street would make out like bandits. The richest point 1% -- not 1%, point one percent -- would get an average tax cut of more than $208,000.
The bill also includes job-killing tax breaks for outsourcing, cuts to infrastructure and education, and to top it off, working people would lose health care.
Call 844-899-9913 to tell your senator that working people can't afford this tax bill.
On today's labor calendar, join the American Federation of Teachers today at 1pm at a rally outside Representative Barbara Comstock’s office in Sterling, Virginia.
Details on our website, dclabor.org, click on calendar, where you’ll find more great labor events for today.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1999, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that medical interns can unionize and negotiate wages and hours.
Today’s labor quote is by Julian Bond, who said:
“Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate!”
Julian Bond was an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, as well as a politician, professor and writer; he died in 2015.