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AFL-CIO calls on Congress to prioritize passage of the PRO Act

A generational opportunity and cornerstone of the AFL-CIO’s Workers First Agenda Jefferson City –The PRO Act motivated union members this past election cycle to mobilize...

AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney dies at 86

By PAI and the LABOR TRIBUNE Washington — John J. Sweeney, who, as AFL-CIO President from 1995-2009 helped push Organized Labor’s focus out of congressional suites...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: A. Philip Randolph

A. Philip Randolph was a visionary Labor organizer who brought the gospel of trade unionism to millions of African American households. In 1925, he...

AFL-CIO data shows workers’ wages in RTW states have gotten WORSE

Voters rejected RTW in Missouri in 2018, but Republican lawmakers want to try again How would you like to earn $11,628 LESS a year– $224...

YOUR LETTERS: Biden’s ‘Buy American’ executive order will boost economy

The concept of Buy American is simple: Our tax dollars should be used to create jobs and advance production here at home. For far too...

AFL-CIO calls for Trump’s resignation or removal

After a discussion, the National AFL-CIO General Board on Jan. 8 released the following statement: “The deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by a mob...

Labor, political leaders condemn assault on U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists

By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Washington, D.C. – Labor and political leaders were quick to condemn last week’s deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump...

YOUR LETTERS: Demand our senators act now for relief help

Daily coronavirus cases in the United States are soaring, and millions of Americans are unemployed through no fault of their own. Voters turned out in...

AFL-CIO launches ‘Am I Safe at Work?’ webtool

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the country – and in the absence of a federal enforceable, emergency workplace COVID-19 standard – working people are...

AFL-CIO partners with Power the Polls to sign up poll workers...

Volunteer to help ensure a safe, fair election As coronavirus continues to impact Americans across the country, there has been a staggering decrease in the...