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On the last day of Womens History Month we honor workers who fought against discrimination in Boston.

This Womens History Month, we celebrate the solidarity and power of garment workers.

Thank you for attending New England Workers for Biden / Harris.

Over the past few months, President Donald Trump’s performance has been both unprecedented and unpresidential.

Joe Biden has always shown up for labor – and now labor will show up for Joe.

Together, we will elect a Biden / Harris administration that will value the rights of union members, and that will build our nation back better.

On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 7:00 P.M. EST, Joe will stand with us again during a special online “GOTV” event to rally union members across New England in one last big push to VOTE!

With just two weeks to go before Nov. 3, the upcoming elections were a key point of focus for the largest U.S. gathering of union tradeswomen convening Oct. 17 for their annual conference.

Half a century after Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, labor advocates say the agency in charge of enforcing the landmark law is failing to protect American workers during the coronavirus pandemic. "We lag behind the rest of the world when it comes to health and safety on the job," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said this week in a conference call. "OSHA has been absent."

Read the full article in CBS News.

“The AFL-CIO is joining this lawsuit to force the Trump administration to do what it should have done months ago — protect American workers by dramatically increasing the supply of the PPE they need to work safely during this pandemic,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said in a news release. “The failure to do so is immoral and inexcusable, and we demand action now.

Read the full article in Mass Device.

The GOP Trump administration’s massive job safety and health deregulation and its lack of enforcement have worsened the toll of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., the AFL-CIO says. In a Zoom press conference on Death On The Job 2020, the federation’s 29th annual report on job safety and health, federation President Richard Trumka blamed GOP Oval Office occupant Donald Trump for that. He said Trump left “millions vulnerable to infection, and in far too many cases, death.”