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California Grocery Workers Reach Tentative Agreement After six months without a contract, the employees and management at three California supermarket chains reached a tentative agreement today. The agreement came just hours after a deadline set by …Continue reading →

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Union Plus Offers Prepaid Credit Card Jon Ross of Union Privilege lets us know about the new Union Plus prepaid credit card. Union Plus, the consumer benefits arm of the AFL-CIO, is helping union members make …Continue reading →

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23,000 California Nurses to Strike for Better Patient Care     Children’s Oakland RN Martha Kuhl, front, with other Children’s, Kaiser and Sutter RNs in a rally at the NNU Convention in San Francisco last week.       …Continue reading →

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Locals in Our Community—IAM Local 971   This is a cross-post from the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast, AFL-CIO, by Chrissy Cassata, AFL-CIO Community Services liaison with United Way of Palm Beach County. John Gall, president of Machinists (IAM) …Continue reading →

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A Teacher’s Eye-View of Ohio’s Job-Killing Law Nicole Gentile, a teacher with the  Cleveland Metropolitan School District and an AFT member, wrote this message to Ohio working families about the job-killing ramifications of S.B. 5, a new law …Continue reading →

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AFL-CIO Files Complaint Over Treatment of Workers on H-2B Visas The AFL-CIO, together with Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (CDM), the Southern Poverty Law Center and other organizations, filed a complaint today against the United States under the North American Agreement on …Continue reading →

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Light in the Darkness: Documentary Tells How One Town Opposed Anti-Immigrant Violence   A new film documents the story of how a town’s residents took a stand after a hate crime killing devastated their community. “Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness,” debuts Wed., …Continue reading →

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Obama Proposes ‘Buffett Rule’ to Pay for Jobs President Obama today outlined a proposal to add $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue to pay for his proposed American Jobs Act to put Americans back to work. In a speech this morning from …Continue reading →

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‘Made in Missouri’ Jobs Package Moving Through Legislature AFL-CIO Field Communications staffer Cathy Sherwin sends us this report. In too many of our state legislatures, the start of the legislative session means the start of another round of …Continue reading →

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Report: Tobacco Workers Denied Basic Human Rights   Farm workers who toil in the tobacco fields of North Carolina often spend hours in the blistering sun and get paid less than the minimum wage. They are exposed …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Worker Wins Update: From Coast to Coast, Workers Winning on Raising Wages Agenda Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better...
Default utility Image AFL-CIO Remains Committed to Raising Wages, Better Trade Policy, Racial Justice and a Just Immigration System The AFL-CIO Executive Council issued several important policy statements at its July meeting. In addition...
Default utility Image Medicare Plays Vital Role in Long-Term Financial Security of Working Families On today’s 50th anniversary of Medicare, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement.
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