What We’re Doing
AFL-CIO Looks Forward to Working with President-Elect Joe Biden
Democracy is prevailing. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ victory in this free and fair election is a win for America’s labor movement. Everywhere in every way, working people are heroically and resiliently fighting back against this pandemic, its economic fall out, chronic income inequality and systemic racism.
Broken Promises, a Botched Response and a Better Way Forward
Four years ago, enough union members in places like Wisconsin, Michigan and my home state of Pennsylvania defected from the Democratic Party to tip the election to Donald Trump. While neither the AFL-CIO nor I supported him, I understood why many union members did. Trump branded himself as an outsider. He did not sound like a politician. While crass and offensive, he spoke to the desire of working people for a louder voice.
Working People Endorse Candidates Across the Country
Election day is less than two weeks away and many states have already started early voting and vote-by-mail. If you aren't certain about who to vote for in races up and down the ballot, AFL-CIO's state federations and their allies have done the work to identify pro-working family candidates. Check out who your state's labor movement has endorsed: