Monday, May 14, 2018

ND AFL-CIO Weekly Update

FARGO—U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Tina Smith, D-Minn., joined more than 80 workers and retirees in Fargo on Saturday, May 12, to provide updated information following the second meeting of a House and Senate Joint Select Committee tasked with solving the crisis facing pension plans across the country.
FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Tina Smith spoke with several retired workers in Fargo to discuss pension reform.
The two Senators are part of a bipartisan, joint Senate–House committee whose goal is to solve the pension crisis.

Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest one-day food drive, and it’s powered by union members.
Letter Carriers across the country collected non-perishable food along their routes today for delivery to local food pantries. The carriers’ union, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), organizes the food drive each year.

(CNN)The nationwide fight for more school funding has now swept North Carolina, where teachers are planning to skip school and confront lawmakers next week.
On May 16 -- when the Legislature comes back in session -- hundreds of schools will be closed to students while teachers join the March for Students and Rally for Respect in Raleigh.

The North Dakota AFL-CIO convention is coming up fast and we’d love to have as many members as possible attend and take part. The convention will take place at the Fargo Ramada Hotel and Conference Center on May 17th and 18th.
See all you delegates this week!
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