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As detailed in a recent Huffington Post article, the staff of the Center for American Progress has just won voluntary recognition with IFPTE Local 70! CAP staff joins a growing number of non-profits that seek to give a stronger voice to workers in the non-profit sector. If you are interested in joing Local 70, please visit our 'Join Us' section.

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6 Charts Explain How Workers' Compensation is Deteriorating

Recent report indicate that our current workers' compensation system is failing to adequately protect workers. This piece from the Center for Effective Government presents the problems facing workers' comp as well as ways to strenghten benefits and help improve worker safety.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015 09:56

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Congress Has the Power to Stop the TPP

Negotiated in private, the TPP is soon to be introduced in Congress as fast-track legislation. Based on what little is known of the trade-deal, it will be great for corporations but bad for U.S. workers. You can sign here to petition Congress to vote down this secretive trade pact.


Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015 10:31

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Washington, D.C. — The Union for Non-Profit Workers announced its endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders today, with the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primaries just a few days away. A D.C.-based local union of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, IFPTE Local 70 selected Sanders as the candidate that best reflects the policies and values important to its members.
Just Hours legislation was introduced into the DC Council on 12/1/15 to address the problem of "just in time" scheduling. DCJwJ found “just in time” approaches to scheduling negatively impact many D.C. employees’ lives, often resulting in erratic and unpredictable hours making it hard to budget, arrange childcare, continue with education or hold down a second job to try to make ends meet.


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