In a speech at Catholic University earlier this month, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka acknowledged the very real fear that immigrant workers in our country are feeling as Presi
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On Saturday, millions of women and men took to the streets across the country in support of women and in opposition to a growing tide of anti-women policies coming out of Washington, D.C., and state capitals. Working families, led by working women, played a major role in the marches and rallies.
The unified efforts of 2.5 million working people and the 3,000 local unions of the New York State AFL-CIO lead to a major victory on Monday, as New York Gov.
Mass incarceration is an important issue for working people. These policies have devastated communities of color, weakened our movement, and made the job of law enforcement and corrections officers more dangerous.
Flint, Michigan, once was the reality and the symbol of America’s industrial civilization.
Vermont is about to become the fifth state in the U.S. with a paid sick leave law.
Marcy Wheeler comments today on the lead disaster in Flint: "Think about how effects of lead poisoning feeds the stereotypes about race and class used to disdain the poor."
A jury has told Walmart to pay $31.22 million to a New Hampshire woman who says she was fired in retaliation for pointing out poor safety practices.
An administrative law judge at the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walmart retaliated against workers for