by AFL-CIO | on Aug 01, 2018

Workers Win Around the Country

Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with a breakthrough contract for Spanish-speaking performers at Telemundo and includes numerous examples of working people organizing,...

by Press and Media | on Jul 13, 2018

Trumka to Dems: Don't Count on Our Blind Support

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addressed Democratic candidates yesterday and issued a warning to those who think unions will provide blind support for all Democrats. Read more from the meeting in...

by Brian Young | on May 31, 2018

Teachers Elect Their Own to Kentucky State Legislature

As teacher walkouts and strikes swept the nation in April and May, Kentucky teachers joined the movement by flooding the state capital. They were calling on Governor Matt Bevins to veto three anti-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2018

AFL-CIO seeking direction

When UCOMM suggested in the wake of the destructive Trump election that new leadership at the 12 Million member AFL-CIO is needed, we received a few calls and concerned emails but our real message...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 27, 2017

With Organizing, Timing is Everything

There are two schools of thought in approaching Organizational Behavior and Development. One school suggests that organizers allow leaders to make mistakes so that they can learn from them in...

AFL-CIO chief denounces Trump's "spirited defense of racism and bigotry"
by Press and Media | on Aug 16, 2017

AFL-CIO Does the Right Thing

Following yesterday’s story calling on the AFL-CIO to leave Trump’s Manufacturing Council and Trump’s defense of Nazi’s at an afternoon press conference, the AFL-CIO announced...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2017

Steps on How to Organize a Union

Although every workplace is different and the needs of different workforces vary, there are some basic steps involved in organizing your union at work.  If you’re ready to begin organizing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 31, 2016

The NFLPA on Social Issues

If you have watched C-SPAN over the last week, you witnessed a program hosted by the AFL-CIO talking about one of the most discussed issues of the 2016 football season. Colin Kapernick, the...

by Press and Media | on Aug 31, 2016

Where the dumb people are

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post written by Dave Jamieson.Joshua Lewis is knocking at a front door when the homeowner pulls into the driveway in a red Toyota pickup truck. Out steps...

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