AFL-CIO: Which Side Are You On, Donald Trump?

December 21, 2016

“President-elect Donald Trump is famous for firing workers; it’s part of his brand,” writes Kenneth Quinnell in the AFL-CIO’s blog Now. “He has taken this to the next level in a pattern of attacking ordinary people for doing their jobs. This behavior runs […]

Unions Divided at Standing Rock

December 15, 2016

Some labor organizations have declared support for pipeline protesters, and in Oregon and Washington, a number of union members have traveled to Standing Rock to take part in the massive protest encampment — a nonviolent uprising that has united Indian tribes nationwide. […]

AFL-CIO: Union-Made in America Hanukkah

December 13, 2016

Hanukkah begins this year at sundown December 24 and runs through January 1, 2017. Here are some union-made-in-America recipe ingredients and drinks you may want to include in your holiday observances. […]

AFL-CIO Endorses Keith Ellison to Lead DNC

December 9, 2016

The Executive Council of the 12.5-million-member AFL-CIO has voted overwhelmingly to endorse Representative Keith Ellison to lead the Democratic National Committee. “I am proud to be on their side, and I am even prouder that the AFL-CIO is on mine […]

Meyerson: Donald Trump Can Kill the American Union

November 23, 2016

“As Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin … dropped into Donald Trump’s column on election night, one longtime union staff member told me that Trump’s victory was ‘an extinction-level event for American labor,'” writes Harold Meyerson in […]

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