What We’re Doing
Young Workers on the Future of Work: Courtney Jenkins
Last month, the AFL-CIO conducted a discussion on the future of work. Among the panelists that day were a group of young workers. Let's continue our more in-depth discussion with those young workers. Next up is Postal Worker (APWU) Courtney Jenkins.
Young Workers on the Future of Work: Charleeka Thompson
Earlier this month, AFL-CIO conducted a discussion on the future of work. Among the panelists that day were a group of young workers. Let's have a bit more of an in-depth discussion in the coming weeks with those young workers. First up is USW member Charleeka L. Thompson.
At Northern Kentucky University Labor-Management Conference, Trumka Looks to the Future
The future of work provides an unmatched opportunity for cooperation and collaboration, communication and compromise. We can harness technology to raise pay, make jobs safer and achieve real work-life balance. We can usher in a workforce of unprecedented skill and professionalism. We can use this moment in history to redefine the relationship between labor and management, joining in partnership to build an economy that works for all of us and saving our democracy in the process.
Taking the Wheel: A New Generation Is Driving the Future of the Labor Movement
Building on the achievements of the past, newly elected labor leaders and young workers are spreading optimism across the country. Inspired by the history and mission of the labor movement, a new generation of workers and activists are assuming leadership roles as the ranks of young union workers continue to grow.
Unions are Fighting for Families by Supporting Women and Rejecting the Status Quo
Women in the workplace have made major strides. Women currently make up 48% of the workforce and are the sole or primary breadwinner for 40% of families in the United States. Yet most family responsibilities still rest on women’s shoulders and, too often, women put in a full day’s work only to come home and clock in for a second shift.