Month – February 2014

Local Machinists Attend 59th Annual Louisiana AFL-CIO Convention

Local Machinists Attend 59th Annual Louisiana AFL-CIO Convention by John Leveque IAMAW LL470 Local machinists recently attended the 59th annual Louisiana State AFL-CIO Convention held on February 24-25, 2014 in Baton Rouge, La.   Local 470’s elected delegate, John Leveque, President Chuck Bennett, and IAMAW District 161Business Representative Craig Martin attended the convention.  Brother Chuck Bennett […]

PBS: Bought and Paid For

Strapped for cash, the public station took money from an anti-pension crusader. Then it promoted pension cuts. In a world of screaming cable television hosts and partisan media outlets, PBS is supposed to be the last refuge for honest news. This is ostensibly why taxpayers still contribute money to the public broadcasting system. That money […]