News From: Politics

by Brian Young | on Nov 25, 2019

VA Gov: No Action to Repeal Right to Work

In an epic betrayal of working people’s trust, Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has admitted to betraying the people who worked to give his party control of the State Senate and the...

by Guest Post | on Nov 21, 2019

Puerto Rico Restores Collective Bargaining Rights for 9-1-1 Operators

After more than a year of intensive lobbying and solidarity from CWA Local 3010 members, the Puerto Rico Senate and House unanimously approved bipartisan legislation supported by CWA which will...

by Brian Young | on Nov 20, 2019

Bloomberg Announces $100M Anti-Trump Ad Buy

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg may still be on the fence about running for President, but that isn’t stopping him from becoming the biggest advertiser in the 2020 election.

by Brian Young | on Nov 18, 2019

Trump Bans Unions from VA

On Friday, federal unions who represent workers at the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) were given eviction notices. The notices come as the VA is pushing to get in compliance with a number of...

by Brian Young | on Nov 13, 2019

Are Virginia Democrats Selling Out the Unions?

For the past 25 years, Democrats have been trying to recapture complete control of the government in Virginia. For the past 72 years, unions have fought to repeal the state's Right to Work law....

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2019

What’s Really Wrong with Alabama

On Saturday, Trump went searching for the applause that has been lacking in his two most recent sporting event appearances. So, Trump headed to Tuscaloosa for the Alabama-LSU College Football...

by Press and Media | on Nov 06, 2019

When Union Members Run, They Win

For years unions and federations like the New Jersey State AFL-CIO have been encouraging and training members to run for office. Now those efforts are starting to pay off. Read more about this from...

by Guest Post | on Oct 31, 2019

Warren's Prek-12 Plan is a "Game changer"

As the AFT continues to engage members in the presidential election and candidates continue to address issues relevant to working families, the education plan released by presidential candidate...

by Press and Media | on Oct 29, 2019

Facebook Staff Oppose Fake News Ad Policy

Facebook is facing an insurrection from its staff over the company's decision to be hands off with political advertising. Find out more below from the AP.

by Labor Press | on Oct 23, 2019

26k Rally for Sanders & AOC in NYC

This story was written by Labor Press. With just 100 days to go before the Iowa Caucus, 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, on Saturday afternoon, moved to solidify his position as the...