AFL-CIO: Women Deserve a Raise

March 8, 2018

[Thursday was] International Women’s Day, and there is no better time to lift up the role unions play in achieving economic equality for women. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research recently released a brief, titled The Union Advantage for Women, which quantifies the benefits of union membership for […]

Hollywood Women Launch
Anti-Harassment Plan

February 16, 2018

Driven by outrage and a determination to correct a power imbalance that seemed set in stone just a few months ago, prominent Hollywood women took matters further. Some 300 female actors, agents, writers, directors, producers and studio executives formed an ambitious, broad-based initiative to fight systemic sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond. […]

AFL-CIO: Union Brews and Bites for the Super Bowl

February 1, 2018

Whether you’re going for the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday, you’ll need the fridge to be stocked for the big game. This list of brews and munchies will both satisfy your cravings and help boost our middle class. […]

Trumka: Working People are Watching, Mr. President

January 17, 2018

“To Washington, D.C. insiders, this month’s budget negotiations are just the latest partisan exercise in a series of manufactured crises that too often result in short-term solutions,” writes AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka in its blog Now. […]

AFL-CIO: Brews and Bites for the Playoffs

January 9, 2018

The NFL’s regular season is over, and the playoffs are here. No matter who you’re backing for Super Bowl LII, you’ll need the fridge to be stocked for all the games leading up to the big day. This list of brews and munchies will both satisfy your cravings and help boost our country’s middle class. With more than […]

AFL-CIO: Union-Made Holiday Gift Ideas

December 21, 2017

It’s not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label. Follow the link for a wide range of gift possibilities, from clothes to games to sports equipment and more, made by union-members across the country. This list is compiled from Union Plus, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s […]

AFL-CIO: Giving Thanks for an Ethical Feast

November 21, 2017

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 families. Once the feast is over, keep up the spirit […]

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