AFL-CIO

  • North Carolina Well Represented at National AFL-CIO Convention

    North Carolina was well represented at the 2017 AFL-CIO convention with speeches, remarks, or panel presentations by state federation president MaryBe McMillan, AFGE national president and state fed vice president J. David Cox Sr., Triangle Labor Council treasurer and North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) executive director Melvin Montford, and IATSE Local 322 stagehand and labor-endorsed Charlotte City Council candidate Braxton Winston II.

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  • AFL-CIO conducting national survey of working women

    The AFL-CIO is conducting a national survey of working women, now through December 4th, to capture a clearer picture of the lives of both union and nonunion working women in the United States, the results of which will be published during Women’s History Month next year.

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  • CNBC gets schooled on Social Security

    Those who want to take away our safety nets don’t want you to see the video.

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  • AFL-CIO chooses life, resolves to organize the South

    America’s unions resolve to develop a new Southern Organizing Strategy.

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Speech to AFL-CIO Convention

    “If we don’t fight, we can’t win. But if we do fight, we WILL win!”

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  • How to follow the AFL-CIO convention online

    Not going to L.A.? Not a problem!

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  • Organize the South or Die

    map of union density in the USA

    Will unions let the low-wage, anti-worker culture of the South pervade the country or will they change the South?

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  • AFL-CIO gets in storytelling high-gear with @Work website

    The national AFL-CIO has launched an innovative, brand new section of its website – www.aflcio.org/atWork – that focuses on telling the story of what unions and union members do best and how people working together through their unions contribute to society in ways beyond just providing good jobs with good benefits.

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  • Independence Day reminder: Freedom isn’t free

    Let’s call this right-wing “freedom” catch phrase what it really is: a grossly political strategy to dupe the public, which holds the word “freedom” as something sacred.

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  • AFL-CIO comes out strong against Citizens United

    Business corporations are not people—they are manmade creatures of law that exist to generate economic activity and create jobs and income in communities. The notion that they should enjoy the same rights and protections as natural persons is absurd and it is destructive to our democracy.

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  • Richard Trumka, American

    Esquire has published its Americans of the Year edition, and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka is profiled for the feature. It’s a fascinating look into the life of a man who gets what’s happening to American workers because he has lived it.

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  • We Support the 2011 United Way Campaign

    Please join us in supporting the 2011 United Way Campaign. By doing so, you are helping create opportunities for a good life for all.

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  • Next Up Young Worker Summit

    As a young worker, if you were in charge of America’s union movement, what would you do? Register now for the Next Up Young Worker Summit!

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  • Collective Bargaining: Real People. Real Impact.

    As multiple states around the country attempt to undercut workers’ rights and pass anti-collective bargaining laws, the AFL-CIO and Laughing Liberally have teamed up to produce a series of videos illustrating the importance of collective bargaining. The videos coincide with the launch of a new website, collectivebargainingfacts.com.

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  • Airport Screeners Choose AFGE, AFL-CIO as their Union

    Transportation Security Officers have chosen the AFL-CIO affiliate American Federation of Government Employees in a runoff election with the National Treasury Employees union to be their exclusive bargaining representative.

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