"The platform advocates such profound changes to the terms of government employment that it would bring to end the merit-based, apolitical civil service system."
To nobody's surprise, the Republican Party platform, adopted at its convention in Cleveland, backs a national so-called "right to work" law and slams workers.
"Obama promised to choose diplomacy and engagement over conflict; by working to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran, he has helped to fulfill that pledge."
If HR1994 becomes law, the VA would in essence return to the spoils system of the 1800s, where bosses could fire workers for political reasons - or none at all.
"Americans deserve better than mean-spirited, self-serving politicians."
Overturning a cutback the GOP Bush Administration instituted a decade ago, Obama announced a new overtime pay rule on June 30.
The legislation cuts employment and training funds, job services, job safety and health funding, kills health care quality evaluation and ACA funding of prevention programs.
Unions representing workers at the FAA are criticizing a House Republican proposal to spin off the administration.
The Republican Party, supporting Social Security cuts and attacks on pensions, has declared war on retirees.
Steelworkers are known for their political savvy and impressive organizing around political and economic issues.