Tag Archives: Wages

Action Alert: Kentucky Legislature Ramming Through Anti-Worker Laws

Kentucky Republicans have changed legislative rules to speed through anti-worker legislation, without public hearings or comments, under the guise of “emergency legislation.” In addition to repealing prevailing wage laws and eliminating paycheck deduction, Kentucky is now poised to become the 27th ‘Right-to-Work’ state in the nation. Of course, we know what these bills are really about:

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Corporations abuse H-1B visa program for lay-offs, lower wages

As some TCU members might know firsthand, H-1B visas are killing American jobs. What are H-1B visas? Here’s a quick background… H-1B visas are essentially temporary work permits for foreigners. They are intended to allow U.S. companies to bring in workers from other countries if they cannot find American citizens to fill those positions. These

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