Recent Organizing Wins
Million workers are represented by the AFL-CIO.
Unions have been the only powerful and effective voice working people have ever had in the history of this country.”
In “right to work" states, 24% of jobs in 2019 were in low-wage occupations, compared to 14.5% of jobs in other states without right to work laws.
Percent of working people in unions with paid sick days.
The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress.” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Hundreds of union members in Detroit lost their jobs even though Delta Air Lines received at least $5.5 billion in federal coronavirus aid to prevent people from losing their jobs.