What We’re Doing
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: WSLC’s Foundation for Working Families Donates to Those in Need
The Foundation for Working Families (FFWF) is the charitable nonprofit formed by the affiliated unions of the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) to assist working families in times of hardship or disaster.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Teachers, School and Your Children
Candace Pinn is a kindergarten teacher in New Rochelle, New York, and a member of the New Rochelle Federation of United School Employees. Whether schools open or not is one of the biggest questions right now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about what might happen and how teachers are feeling during these dangerous times.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: South Florida AFL-CIO Rallies for Unemployment Insurance
The South Florida AFL-CIO, led by President Jeffrey Mitchell (TWU), partnered with Rise Up Florida! to protest and rally on Friday at Trump National Doral Miami golf resort. Union members and their allies called on President Donald Trump and U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to pass the HEROES Act and extend enhanced unemployment insurance.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Union Members in Arizona Donate Supplies, Masks to Navajo and Hopi Nations
The Arizona AFL-CIO, under the leadership of Executive Director Fred Yamashita (UFCW), took part in a donation delivery of nonperishable food, supplies and “Union Yes” face masks to the Navajo and Hopi nations.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Historic Child Care Organizing Victory in California a Win for AFSCME, SEIU
In a union election victory 17 years in the making, child care providers across California voted overwhelmingly to be represented by Child Care Providers United (CCPU). The organizing campaign was a joint effort of United Domestic Workers/AFSCME Local 3930 and SEIU locals 99 and 521, with 97% of represented workers who voted choosing to join CCPU.