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...

by Guest Post | on Oct 03, 2017

AFL-CIO Seeking Volunteers for Puerto Rico Relief Effort

The AFL-CIO is coordinating relief efforts for Puerto Rico.  We hope that UAW Region 9A could supply a few volunteers, however, please read the information (see below) closely, it is a rigorous...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 18, 2017

North Carolina AFL-CIO Elects First Female President

MaryBe McMillan becomes the first woman to lead the North Carolina labor movement after being unanimously elected president of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO during the 60th annual convention that...

by Brian Young | on Sep 13, 2017

$500 Million AFL-CIO Trust in Houston

With many areas of Houston facing years of rebuilding, the AFL-CIO has announced that they are interested in stepping in and investing $500 Million in long term investments to rebuild affordable...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 04, 2017

UCOMM Ed: Who was Samuel Gompers

Samuel Gompers was the first and longest-serving president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL); it is to him, as much as to anyone else, that the American labor movement owes its structure and...

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