Tag: Workers

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Action Alert   November 14, 2017
Congress to Vote on Tax Plan Thursday; Tell Your Representative to Protect Working Families
Our hard work over many months comes down to a vote in the House of Representatives this Thursday. Republican leaders are desperately trying to round up the votes needed to pass this turkey of a tax bill -- and we can actually stop it. But we need your help -- no ifs, ands or buts! Call your Representative right now and tell them to protect working families and oppose tax cuts for the rich. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesHealthcareKids and familiesWorkers
Action Alert Ciera Pennington August 17, 2015
It’s time to #FixOvertime!
Right now, salaried workers in the United States are only eligible for overtime pay if they are paid less than $23,660 annually – essentially poverty wages.More
Issues: InequalityWorkers
Action Alert Karan Ireland June 11, 2015
Not so Fast Track!
Call Congress today to oppose Fast Tracking the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership treaty): 1-888-966-9836. The TPP has been negotiated in total secrecy with lobbyists of the trans-national corporations and is much more than the simple “Free Trade” deal it's being promoted as.More
Issues: Fast trackTrade agreementsWorkers
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG June 30, 2014
No One Should Have to Choose Between Job and Family
When we asked USAction members if they had ever used family or sick leave to care for themselves or a family member, we were flooded with responses. More
Issues: HealthcareKids and familiesWorkers
Press Release CAG August 7, 2013
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Calling on Corporate America to Pay Its Fair Share
At a time when the 1% have demanded so much sacrifice from working people in the name of deficit reduction, we must ask something of big corporations. That means “revenue positive” corporate tax reform that raises significant amounts of new tax revenue. We must start by ending all tax incentives for outsourcing jobs overseas, which would raise more than $583 billion in tax revenue over 10 years.More
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityWorkers
Banking reform
Press Release CAG March 21, 2013
Citizens & Workers Call on Congress to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes
Activists expose Verizon’s stashed offshore profits; urge Senator Manchin to support $1 trillion in revenue from the richest 2% and Big Corporations during Senate budget debateMore
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityWorkers
Press Release CAG March 18, 2013
Citizens Mark St. Patrick’s Holiday With A Call To “Put The Green” Into The Federal Budget
Activists expose Verizon’s stashed offshore profits; urge Senator Manchin to support $1 trillion in revenue from the richest 2% and corporations during Senate budget debate next weekMore
Issues: Fair taxationWorkers
Press Release CAG December 20, 2011
House Republicans Say “Bah-Humbug” to Unemployed Workers
Today’s move against extending federal UI benefits into 2012 is an unconscionable abandonment of unemployed workers and reveals a Republican Party more comfortable with embracing millionaires than Americans struggling in today’s economyMore
Issues: Unemployment benefitsWorkers
Press Release CAG February 21, 2011
Community, Labor and Legislators Stand with Wisconsin Workers & Families
Community and Labor leaders will gather with WV legislators tomorrow at the state capitol at Noon to issue statements of support for the public workers and their supporters in Wisconsin that are protesting their governor’s attempt to eliminate public workers collective bargaining rights.More
Issues: Kids and familiesWorkers
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