Meet Our Elected Leaders
Elizabeth H. Shuler is president of the 60 unions and 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO.
Fredrick D. Redmond is the secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO.
Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 2023
Over the last 50 years, there has been significant progress toward improving working conditions and protecting workers from job injuries, illnesses and deaths. Federal job safety agencies have issued many important regulations on safety hazards and health hazards like silica and coal dust, strengthened enforcement and expanded worker rights. These initiatives have undoubtedly made workplaces safer and saved lives. But much more progress is needed.