Collective Action Ended the Shutdown

President Trump didn’t want to end this shutdown—the collective action of working people demanded it. By marching, rallying and protesting together, we forced him to the table and ensured that the labor and dedication of our public servants will not be taken for granted.

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The Toll of Neglect

The 2018 edition of the Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report shows how too many workers remain at serious risk of workplace injury, illness and death.

What Unions Do

How to Form a Union

Every worker deserves the right to bargain over their salary and working conditions. Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t in unions.

Know your rights

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