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AFL-CIO creates racial justice task force

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has announced the creation of the National AFL-CIO Task Force on Racial Justice, charged with implementing a series of recommendations...

Facebook allowing companies to blacklist messages using word ‘unionize’

Under heavy criticism for its unwillingness to eliminate hate speech from its platform, Facebook now is drawing the criticism from the AFL-CIO for allowing...

Come join Workers First Caravan Wednesday, June 17, to let Washington...

Working people from Missouri will join thousands of people from across the country Wednesday, June 17, in a Workers First Caravan, an all-out action...

OPINION: America’s Five Economic Essentials

From the AFL-CIO America’s workers — in the private and public sectors — have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, for too many...

Labor leaders commit to fight against racism

Working people have had enough, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said during a Zoom teleconference with other Labor leaders on June 3 in response to...

AFL-CIO endorses Joe Biden for president

Missouri AFL-CIO, 19 unions and locals say Biden’s record shows commitment to working families By TIM ROWDEN Editor The AFL-CIO is endorsing Joe Biden for president. The AFL-CIO...

A special message to union members who voted for Trump

‘Policies an attack on workers’ Even as the AFL-CIO announced its endorsement of Joe Biden last week, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka noted that many frustrated...

AFL-CIO sues OSHA to demand emergency temporary standard for worker protections

The AFL-CIO has filed suit to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers...

OPINION: Safety first: Working people’s plan for reopening the economy the...

By RICHARD TRUMKA President AFL-CIO The coronavirus pandemic continues to pose an unprecedented threat to our lives and livelihoods. Right now, the greatest mistake we can make...

Congress needs to pass emergency legislation at the scale and urgency...

By WILLIAM SAMUEL Director AFL-CIO Government Affairs  In response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Labor Movement is mobilizing to protect our members who are...
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