What We’re Doing
That Which Is Justly Ours
Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 83 years ago yesterday, the National Labor Relations Act marked a critical step forward for working people’s right to join together in unions and bargain collectively. As Roosevelt said at the time, “By preventing practices which tend to destroy the independence of labor, it seeks, for every worker with its scope, that freedom of choice and action which is justly his.”
Letter Opposing a Bill That Would Deprive Workers Employed by Tribal-Owned and -Operated Enterprises Their Rights and Protections Under the NLRA
The AFL-CIO opposes the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, which would deny protection under the National Labor Relations Act to a large number of workers employed by tribal-owned and -operated enterprises located on tribal land.