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Blog Post Archive

Mexican Farm Workers Win Historic FLOC-Backed Strike

Mexican Farm Workers Win Historic FLOC-Backed Strike FLOC/Kentucky AFL-CIO Kentucky farmers who hire migrant workers aren’t always happy to see Stephen Bartlett. So the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s Bluegrass State organizer enjoys...Show More Summary

Giving Thanks for the Ethical Feast

Giving Thanks for the Ethical Feast Labor 411 This Thanksgiving, make sure your meal is an ethical one with these tips from our friends at Labor 411. Here are the supplies you need to make sure your family meal helps support other working...Show More Summary

Two Workers Assassinated in Mexico: NAFTA Renegotiation Is More Important Now Than Ever

Two Workers Assassinated in Mexico: NAFTA Renegotiation Is More Important Now Than Ever The need to fundamentally improve the labor provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement took on a new urgency over the weekend, as a group...Show More Summary

The Joy of Winning Your First Union Contract: Worker Wins

The Joy of Winning Your First Union Contract: Worker Wins CNA Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with a growing wave of nurses organizing in California and includes numerous examples of workers organizing, bargaining and mobilizing...Show More Summary

A Job-Killing Tax Bill: The Working People Weekly List

A Job-Killing Tax Bill: The Working People Weekly List Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List. Senate Tax...Show More Summary

Working People Stand Up to Nabisco's Outsourcing on National Day of Action

Working People Stand Up to Nabisco's Outsourcing on National Day of Action AFL-CIO Yesterday, at more than 100 big-box stores across the United States, working families and activists leafleted with Nabisco workers to urge consumers to...Show More Summary

House Republicans Throw Trillions of Dollars at Millionaires and Corporations, Hope Nobody Will Notice

House Republicans Throw Trillions of Dollars at Millionaires and Corporations, Hope Nobody Will Notice AFL-CIO Congressional Republicans, knowing how much their new tax bill stinks, seem determined to ram it through Congress before the...Show More Summary

Working People are Tackling High Drug Costs Through State-Level Reforms

Working People are Tackling High Drug Costs Through State-Level Reforms ccPixs.com Despite all of the talk in Washington, D.C., about health care, Congress and Donald Trump have done nothing to deal with the No. 1 health care problem facing working people. Show More Summary

Labor Puts Working People in Charge

Labor Puts Working People in Charge AFL-CIO The three union member candidates who addressed the 2017 AFL-CIO convention won their elections! This came shortly after the adoption of Resolution 10, "Encouraging Union Members to Run for...Show More Summary

Be Thankful for These Companies on Thanksgiving

Be Thankful for These Companies on Thanksgiving @MgfCustoms Thanksgiving is a time to be spent with family and friends, and NOT a day to boost retail sales. This year, our friends over at Labor 411 wanted to thank the companies thatShow More Summary

A Not-So-Modest Proposal to Reform NAFTA

A Not-So-Modest Proposal to Reform NAFTA The next NAFTA negotiation round officially begins Nov. 17, and the news isn't all bad. It may sound crazy, but the same administration that put a Goldman Sachs and OneWest operative in charge...Show More Summary

2017 Election Update: New Jersey Labor Candidate Victories Rise to 964

2017 Election Update: New Jersey Labor Candidate Victories Rise to 964 New Jersey AFL-CIO Labor won big this year, and the news just got better. After a tight race for Florence Township Council, our brother from LIUNA Local 172, Frank Baldorossi Jr., prevailed. Show More Summary

Call Today To Save American Jobs

Call Today To Save American Jobs Wikimedia Commons There’s a lot of talk in the news about the GOP’s proposed tax bill. The people pushing it want working people to believe this plan will benefit working people. That’s just not true. The...Show More Summary

'Wall of Fame-Wall of Shame' Might Be Coming To A Union Hall Near You

'Wall of Fame-Wall of Shame' Might Be Coming To A Union Hall Near You Kentucky AFL-CIO Unique United Steelworkers of America-made "Wall of Fame-Wall of Shame" banners are hitting the road in the Bluegrass State. "We’ve now got another...Show More Summary

Workforce Intermediaries Advance Equity and Diversity Through Apprenticeship

Workforce Intermediaries Advance Equity and Diversity Through Apprenticeship As we kick off National Apprenticeship Week, it is more important than ever to shine a light on the ways government agencies, employer commitment, and joint...Show More Summary

Republicans Defeat the ‘Stop Outsourcing of American Jobs’ Amendment

Republicans Defeat the ‘Stop Outsourcing of American Jobs’ Amendment When the House Ways and Means Committee debated the GOP tax bill yesterday, Republicans voted down the “Stop Outsourcing of American Jobs” amendment offered by Rep....Show More Summary

Labor-Backed Candidates Win Big in Tuesday’s Elections

Labor-Backed Candidates Win Big in Tuesday’s Elections It was a big night for labor ’ s agenda as pro-worker candidates won election from coast to coast Tuesday.  NJ AFL-CIO Union members and labor leaders prepare to get out the vote in New Jersey. In Virginia, Lt. Show More Summary

UNITE HERE Women Reflect on International Assembly

UNITE HERE Women Reflect on International Assembly UNITE HERE In October 2017, members of UNITE HERE Local 1 served as delegates to the 3rd International Trade Union Confederation World Women’s Conference/Women’s Organizing AssemblyShow More Summary

A Giant Tax Cut for Corporations That Outsource Jobs

A Giant Tax Cut for Corporations That Outsource Jobs The Republican tax bill would give a giant tax cut to big corporations that outsource jobs. Under the bill, a business that creates jobs on Main Street USA would pay U.S. taxes onShow More Summary

The Faces and Stories of TPS Workers

The Faces and Stories of TPS Workers AFL-CIO Hundreds of thousands of people have been living and working in our country legally for many years through the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program.  Now they are at risk of having their status and work permits cruelly stripped away. These are people we work with every day. Show More Summary

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