News From: AFL-CIO

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...

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...

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