The Freedom to Join
The U.S. Supreme Court will make a decision in the coming weeks whether or not to undermine the freedom of millions of teachers, nurses and other public workers to have strong unions. Today, the AFL-CIO has launched a new website, FreedomToJoin.org, that provides critical information about the Janus v. AFSCME case, counters misinformation, explains the value of union membership and draws attention to the wave of collective action in America.
Why the Best Protectors for Workers Are Other Workers
As concertgoers fled the mass shooting at the country music festival outside the Mandalay Bay in Clark County, Nevada, at the end of the Las Vegas strip, dozens of off-duty firefighters attending the concert sprang into action. Twelve were among the wounded by gunfire.