News From: AFL-CIO

by Press and Media | on Nov 06, 2019

When Union Members Run, They Win

For years unions and federations like the New Jersey State AFL-CIO have been encouraging and training members to run for office. Now those efforts are starting to pay off. Read more about this from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 19, 2019

Charges Filed Against Barstool Sports

Last week, UCOMM reported that Barstool Sport’s boss Dave Portnoy set off a firestorm when he took to Twitter to inform his staff that if they considered joining a union, he would fire them on...

by Brian Young | on Aug 14, 2019

Barstool Sports Threatens Employees if they Organize

Following the announcement that the staff of The Ringer had decided to organize, Barstool CEO Dave Portnoy felt it was important to let Barstool’s employees know that they will not be gaining a...

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2019

Union Leaders Respond to ICE Raid

Children and family members gathered outside of the National Guard base in Mississippi on Thursday desperately waiting for news on the status of their parents, of their husbands, and of their wives....

by Mohammed Sarker | on Jul 17, 2019

Organizing the Unorganized

Workers across the country are realizing the importance of having a voice in their workplace. Workers in show business, coffee, military contractors, and staff at a blood center all understand that...

by AFL-CIO | on Mar 15, 2019

Unions Reject the Green New Deal

Below is a letter from the AFL-CIO rejecting the so-called "Green New Deal" that is making its way through Congress.

by Press and Media | on Feb 28, 2019

Democrats Select CWA Lawyer for Spot on NLRB

With a spot open on the National Labor Relations Board for a Democratic pick, Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the AFL-CIO for a recommendation. Politico has more on who they selected...

by AFL-CIO | on Feb 19, 2019

Video Game Industry Organizes

Editors note: Given ongoing issues in the games industry, the AFL-CIO recently reached out to Kotaku about addressing the people who make games. The AFL-CIO represents more than 12 million workers in...

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...

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