Petition: Pass the Richard L. Trumka PRO Act
If we want to build up worker power, our outdated labor laws must keep up with the times. Support our workers. Take 30 seconds to add your name in support of the PRO Act.Add Your Name
Working People Need Paid Leave Now!
We’re one of the only countries in the world that has no national paid leave. Working people deserve better. No one should have to choose between a paycheck or their health and family.
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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.
The Toll of Neglect
The 2022 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.
The number of worker deaths caused by workplace violence in 2020, the fourth-leading cause of death on the job.
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March 30, 2023
Welcome to our regular feature, a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions and other working family organizations are doing across the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here's a look at the broad range of activities we're engaged in this week.
March 30, 2023
April Sims, president of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, appeared on the KBTC/PBS program "Northwest Now," where she discussed young workers boosting union organizing, registered apprenticeship programs, non-compete contracts, how racial divisions are stoked to exploit the working class, and other topics.
March 29, 2023
It's time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations on Twitter.