Time for Solidarity: What Working People Are Doing This Week
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.
Trump Administration Should Rescind Proposal That Allows Bosses to Pocket Working People's Tips
As we previously reported, Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket the tips of millions of tipped workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages for workers each year―wages that they rightfully earned.
Make Your Valentine's Day Union-Made!
Are you looking for last-minute gifts for Valentine's Day? Why not give your valentine some union-made sweets this Feb. 14, toast your love with champagne that carries a union label or show your sweetheart how much you care with a union-made flower bouquet.
What Working People Want to See in Trump's Infrastructure Plan
In his State of the Union address, Donald Trump proposed $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending and on Monday, he will unveil the details of the proposal. Investing in our infrastructure is a critical need for the U.S. Working people have long advocated for more federal investment in infrastructure, as a way to maintain high safety standards, to create jobs, and to boost the economy.