News From: AFL-CIO

by Labor 411 | on Nov 21, 2018

The 2018 Turkeys of the Year

This post was written by Labor 411. 2018 saw its share of bad players. As the stock market skyrocketed, the rich got richer while the marginalized continued to struggle to stay afloat. Attacks on...

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 12, 2018

AFL-CIO: A Skilled Girlforce

AFL-CIO: The International Day of the Girl was created in 2012, and this year’s theme centers on creating “A Skilled GirlForce.” Here are three of our key strategies to achieve this...

by Brian Young | on Sep 28, 2018

AFL-CIO Taking a Stand Against Kavanaugh

After an intense hearing, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to recommend the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Senate. While Senator Mitch McConnell hopes to vote on the nomination over...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 29, 2018

Transforming Heartbreak into Hope

The AFL-CIO's latest roundup of worker wins begins with New York taxi drivers fighting to save lives and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 21, 2018

AFL-CIO Launches We Are Winning Campaign

The AFL-CIO today launched a television ad campaign highlighting the wave of collective action sweeping the country. From union organizing victories to the defeat of...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 16, 2018

Union Members Call For End to Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

On Wednesday, August 15th, thousands of union members from across the Labor Movement joined together in Philadelphia to mount the largest protest of its kind against Trump's policy of family...

by Press and Media | on Aug 02, 2018

Could the AFL-CIO Endorse Trump?

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says that the AFL-CIO could endorse Trump in 2020. More from Fox News below.

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 10, 2018

Where all the Labor Monuments Are

Across the nation, there are great monuments to the labor union legacy, and some may even be closer than you realize. Add these sites to your travel itinerary to put a union twist...

by AFL-CIO | on May 30, 2018

AFL-CIO Launches Nationwide Ad Campaign

The AFL-CIO today announced a major, national print and digital ad campaign calling on workers to join together in the face of continued corporate assaults on the freedom to join together in union.

by AFL-CIO | on May 15, 2018

AFL-CIO Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment

This week is Infrastructure Week, an annual event where an increasingly powerful coalition led by local, state and federal leaders, as well as both businesses and labor unions,...