by AFL-CIO | on Sep 14, 2016

Killing a bad idea

Today was a day of action to stop the Trans Pacific Partnership. Below is a statement from abor leaders urging their members to call their Congressmembers and tell them not to hold a vote on the TPP...

Tom Morello performs at the Teamsters Convention
by Brian Young | on Jun 28, 2016

Morello making his rounds

Thousands of Teamster leaders flocked to Las Vegas to open the 29th Teamsters International Convention with some Rage.  Former Rage Against the Machine and current guitarist for Prophets of Rage...

by Brian Young | on Jun 17, 2016

Rock Against the TPP

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of the biggest, job killing proposals that Washington D.C. has tried to pass.  Since it is being done in secret most people have never even heard of it...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 15, 2016

How the T.A.A. works

Global trade affects thousands of workers across the United States each year. To try and help those affected, the government has set in place a program called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). TAA...

by Brian Young | on Mar 09, 2016

Punished for the sins of her husband

As the clock turned from “Super Tuesday 2” to post mortem Wednesday, political pundits were shocked as Bernie Sanders delivered one of the biggest surprises in winning the Michigan...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 03, 2016

Talking Union on a National platform

While much of the talk during the last few weeks of the Presidential election have been on the circus that is the Republican Primary, this week has seen Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 09, 2016

Save your job, say no to TPP

Across the country every union from almost every industry is urging their members to submit comments to the International Trade Representative to oppose a trade deal that would send thousands of good...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 13, 2016

BAM’s Final Stand

Last night, President Obama delivered his 8th and final State of the Union Address.  In the speech, the President promised a shorter speech that was lighter on policy requests than usual. ...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 01, 2016

AFL-CIO's Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2015

Kenneth Quinnell of the AFL-CIO put together a listing of the Top 10 Most-Read Stories of 2015. You can go check out the original post on the AFL-CIO Now blog website. These are the most read stories...

by Guest Post | on Oct 13, 2015

Pres. candidate O'Malley on trade

We got this press release from Presidential Candidate and Former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley who sat down with UAW Local 997 last week to discuss trade policy, how to build a stronger...

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