Kansas State AFL-CIO

 

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On April 6th the Kansas AFL-CIO was the place to be for local union labor leaders, as the Topeka Federation Central Labor Council provided great fellowship on the Friday evening fo

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On July 13, 2018 Kansas AFL-CIO  State Federation Delegates voted on recommendations from the State Federation and each of our Central Labor Councils (CLC's), the Topeka Labor Federation, the Tri-County Labor Federation (CLC) and the Wichita-Huthchinson Labor Federation CLC). 

2018 Kansas AFL-CIO Endorsed Candidates

US House of Representatives:

1 – Alan LaPolice (D)

2 – Paul Davis (D)

3 – Sharice Davids (D)

4 – James Thompson (D)

Sponsor us, or join us for a day of fun on the golf course! The purpose of our event is to continue our mission on behalf of the hopes and aspirations of the working people of all America, but specifically for Working Kansas Families; to the achievement of higher standards of living and safe working conditions; to the attainment of security for the rights, recognition, dignity and respect to which they are justly entitled; and finally, the enjoyment of the leisure for which their skills make possible. Our event is to be held on October 6, 2018.

The rally, dubbed the "Bread and Roses Rally" turned out local politicians, labor and clergy to the south side of the State Capitol. All were there to show support of a group of 600 workers who lost there jobs to Mexico. The exporting of jobs illustrates the mass exodus of jobs in the U.S. that many of the speakers pointed out in their speeches. They say trade agreements like the TPP and NAFTA have resulted in the loss of jobs of these 600 in Chicago and across the Nation.

Labor has always held electoral power, especially when wielded by women. Former Secretary of Labor Francis Perkins’s lifelong dedication to workers’ rights was sparked by witnessing the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, in which 146 people — predominantly young Jewish immigrant women — died, most as a result of locked factory doors. Though they shunned the ballot box, legendary political radicals like Lucy Parsons, Emma Goldman, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn were all labor organizers.

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