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Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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Glen Schaller, MBCLC

Organized labor managed an increasingly rare feat on Monday — a political victory — when its allies turned back a Senate measure aimed at rolling back labor rights on tribal lands.

The legislation, called the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, would have exempted enterprises owned and operated by Native American tribes from federal labor standards, even for employees who were not tribal citizens.

The notion of bringing home 80 cents for every dollar pocketed by a man on a national basis is unsettling enough. But it's even more startling when those lost wages are added up.

Overall, it amounts to $10,000 in lost wages a year, says Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families. That chunk of cash could pay for 14 more months of child care, 74 more weeks of groceries and an additional 10 months of rent for the average woman.

Happy to announce the applications for the 2018 Monterey Bay Central Labor Council Scholarships and the Irene Agosta Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rights for Union Women.

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Awards for the Cesar Chavez Memorial Scholarship and a Johnny Mattos Scholarships of $500 each to a union member, spouse, child, or dependent of a member of any union affiliated with the Labor Council.

Applications are due on May 9, 2018 @ 5pm