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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Profiles: Mikayla Robinson
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Mikayla Robinson of UAW.
Black History Month Profiles: Ann-Marie Clark-Borden
This year, for Black History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making Black history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country.
Critical Mass: Elected Union Members Tip Scales Toward Justice in Collective Bargaining Win in Bay State
Last week, the Massachusetts legislature overrode Governor Charlie Baker’s veto of a key collective bargaining bill and passed the strongest response to the Janus vs. AFSCME U.S. Supreme Court Decision to date. The new law will allow unions to charge non-member employees for representation in arbitration cases and other disputes and is one of the most comprehensive state legislative responses to the Court’s Janus decision which unfairly prohibited those fees.