News From: AFL-CIO

by AFL-CIO | on May 04, 2018

The Future of Work in the Digital Age

In Washington, D.C., yesterday, leaders and advocates for working people came together to discuss the future of work. The occasion was the first meeting of the AFL-CIO Commission on...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 12, 2018

We Need Equal Pay Data

An effort that would require big companies to reveal salary data by gender and race to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was blocked by the Trump administration. This is...

by Brian Young | on Feb 02, 2018

AFL-CIO's Trumka: 93,000 Jobs Outsourced in Trump's First Year

On Tuesday Trump touted his tax plan during his first State of the Union address. In it, he claimed that thanks to his policies jobs were coming back to the United States, but like most things that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 24, 2018

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Trump is Actively Hurting Workers

After a year of broken promises, constant investigations and scandals Trump is seeing his support plummet all over the country. Even union members who helped Trump win vital states in the Midwest are...

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2018

Catholic Church Files Brief Supporting Union in Janus Case

The Supreme Court is set to hear Janus v. AFSCME on February 26th and both sides are getting all of their documents in. One such document is called an amicus brief, or a friend of the court brief....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2018

MLK Day is Our Day

All movements derive from the union movement. The will and desire to be treated fairly and have access to opportunity and progress is almost the sole mission of all social, economic and progressive...

by Brian Young | on Nov 27, 2017

AFL-CIO Pressures Nike to Pay Their Taxes

For years, many on the left have been alleging that companies have been storing profits in low tax countries to avoid paying taxes in the United States. While there was a lot of circumstantial...

by AFL-CIO | on Nov 08, 2017

Labor Wins in 2017 Elections

Last night there were many labor victories including Boston Mayor and former head of the Boston Building Trades Marty Walsh getting reelected, New York rejecting a Constitutional Convention and...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 26, 2017

AFL-CIO Maps Out Labor's Future

This week, the AFL-CIO met in St. Louis for their 2017 convention. Along with re-electing their governing board, the delegates passed a number of resolutions. These resolutions will govern the issues...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 23, 2017

Everybody Re-elected at the AFL-CIO

This weekend, union leaders began the 2017 AFL-CIO convention. The convention, which happens every four years, included the election of the AFL-CIO leadership including President, Secretary/Treasurer...

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