Sign the Pledge to Say: I Am a Voter
This November, organized labor will combat the power of organized money and big corporations. We’re voting to protect our freedoms—and our voices will be heard. Join us and sign the pledge to vote in November for candidates who will prioritize working people over profits for the exclusive few.
A.B. 257 Is a Big Step Forward for California Fast-Food Workers
On Labor Day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 257 into law, delivering to workers one of the most significant labor law victories in recent years. It has taken a decade of perseverance and tireless organizing from fast food workers, SEIU and other union members, pro-worker elected leaders and community partners to achieve this landmark win.
This Women's Equality Day, Pledge to Protect Voting Rights
Today is Women’s Equality Day and we’re celebrating the 19th Amendment. But we still have work to do. Add your name to say you support our freedom to vote and will protect voting rights. Women lead in our unions (including the federation of labor unions, the AFL-CIO), in space and as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.
The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Victory for Working People
On Sunday, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act. The legislation will be voted on in the House on Friday and is expected to pass. Then it goes to President Biden for his signature. Once the process is completed, the legislation will represent a significant victory for working families.
16 Things You Need to Know from the 2022 Death on the Job Report
This 2022 edition of “Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect” marks the 31st year the AFL-CIO has produced a report on the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers. This report features national and state information on workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses, as well as the workplace safety inspections, penalties, funding, staffing and public employee coverage under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. It also includes information on the state of mine safety and health and the state of worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.