Greenhouse: John Sweeney the Organizer

Ai-jen Poo, co-founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, was facing a quandary: She was making little headway getting the New York state legislature to enact a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. It was 2008, and the bill of rights, which called for overtime pay, one day off a week, and protections […]


Trumka: Chauvin Verdict ‘Just the Beginning’

“We are relieved the jury delivered justice for George Floyd’s family,” wrote AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka. “Floyd’s murder shocked our collective conscience and sparked a movement for change that has inspired America over the past year. While this verdict is welcome news, the work […]