by Brian Young | on Nov 28, 2018

Kentucky Governor to Teachers: “I will break you”

In the Spring, teachers in a number of states became fixtures at state legislatures as they protested and went on strike to call for a number of pro-teacher reforms. In Kentucky, teachers rallied to...

by Press and Media | on Nov 26, 2018

Unions Sue Puerto Rico over Pension Mismanagement

More bad news for workers in Puerto Rico as the AFT and AFSCME are filing a lawsuit to alleging that the government has been mishandling public employees retirement accounts. Read more below from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 21, 2018

Talking Kitchen Table Economics

With Thanksgiving finally here, everyone knows the rule to avoid politics and religion at the dinner table, yet we ignore it now more than ever. It's our duty to not accept that defeatist...

by Press and Media | on Nov 16, 2018

Trump's Trade Deal In Danger

Trump's trade deal may be in trouble unless he can convince the AFL-CIO to get behind it. Read more from Politico below.

by Guest Post | on Nov 14, 2018

Pay Lifted for 1 Million Workers

This post was written by the Economic Policy Institute. In yesterday’s election, voters in Missouri and Arkansas gave overwhelming approval to ballot measures that will raise their state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 12, 2018

It's Time to Fire Nancy Pelosi

In January a new Congress will be seated, a new party will be in power and hopefully a new leader will be presiding over it. What the Democrats need is fresh, new leadership that better represents...

by Press and Media | on Nov 07, 2018

Amendment 4: Felons Can Vote After Serving their Time

Yesterday in Florida, voters chose to pass Amendment 4, which would restore voting rights for felons. Here is what the AFL-CIO had to say in encouraging their Florida members to vote Yes....

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 07, 2018

Takeaways from the 2018 Midterms

Democrats may have taken back the House, but the icing on the cake for UCOMM during yesterday’s Mid-term election was Scott Walker getting defeated in Wisconsin. The AFL-CIO’s press...

by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2018

NBC Airs Blatantly Racist Ad

Yesterday NBC ran the following Trump ad in Primetime that was so racist a number of TV stations have refused to air it. It is so bad we have to link to Twitter for you to see it: CNN refused...

by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2018

The Resurgence of Trump's Hateful Nation

With a rise in hate speech, we need to rebuke bias everywhere. Read more from Cathy Young