Author: Michael Chaney

    This Month in History Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President of the United States four times: 1932, 1936, 1940, and on November 7, 1944. Secretary of Labor during the New Deal era, Frances Perkins held that office from 1933-45 through the entire presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.   A...

  REDISCOVERING GOVERNMENT: MAKING PEOPLE MATTER October 4, 2013 3:30pm - 6:00pm Wishcamper Center Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine 34 Bedford St, Portland, ME Awards Ceremony and Panel Discussion sponsored by The Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative provides a progressive framework around the evolving role of government, depicting the ways...

  Labor Links Here are some stories from our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Follow us for regular reports on working conditions for Americans today: FPC Board Chair Chris Breiseth discusses the importance of Frances Perkins (MPBN) Detroit police, firemen don't qualify for Social Security & may lose retirement pensions (Detroit News) USPS...

Labor Links Here are some stories from our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Follow us for regular reports on working conditions for Americans today: Cornell Prof. Jeff Cowie reflects on the Future of Fair Labor (NYTimes) AFL-CIO features union-Made in America products, including pet treats, beer, and vacations. Six Faces of Minimum...