Late last week, Bloomberg published a deep dive article discussing whether or not the DOL’s Office of Labor Management Standards will change its policies once Trump takes the reigns.
What policies? you ask. Well you may remember when the Bush administration created a division within the OLMS to audit large international unions. Then early in the Obama administration, it was disband.
The question now is, will it be reinstated? At least to some degree?
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Last month, Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, released a report that examined Donald Trump’s appeal to working-class voters. The goal? To reveal the issues, information, and the type of messenger needed to counter the Trump version of the conservative message that has taken America by storm.
Of the 1,689 prospective voters canvassed during this study, 53 percent said they were still currently undecided about the presidential race. However, among the decided, 38 percent favored Trump, while only 22 percent favored Clinton and 12 percent favored Sanders. Even more, the study found that Trump supporters were strikingly loyal – with one-third stating they wouldn’t vote for anyone else if Trump wasn’t on the ticket.
What’s particularly interesting about this study is that the Americans surveyed held household incomes of $75,000 or less. Households with these demographics would, historically, go along with an agenda in line with the AFL-CIO (although
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