Category: Labor Movement
Record Attendance at Indiana-Kentucky Union Leadership Academy
More than 48 union activists from locals throughout Indiana and Kentucky gathered earlier this summer to attend Organizing Committee 962’s Local Union Leadership Academy.
Iowa Member Is a Hall of Famer
Phyllis Thede is recognized for her achievements as an Iowa state legislator.
Historic NEA Elections
AFSCME congratulates new leaders, all women of color.
Union Members and Retirees Lead Charge on Moral Mondays
More join the fight for workers’ rights, racial justice, voting rights and other progressive causes.
AFSCME Ready to Deflect San Jose Mayor’s Second Attack on Retirement Security
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is at it again, even after a judge ruled that his plan to slash city workers’ pensions is unconstitutional.
Rebuilding Power at Eskenazi Hospital
Health care workers at Indianapolis’s Eskenazi Hospital are working to rebuild their union, AFSCME Local 2065.
Vermont Home Care Contract ‘Will Change Our Lives'
It not only enables the homecare workers to have better, more secure lives. The contract also underscores the value of solidarity and of coming together through a union to have a voice.
Bring on the Popcorn! Billionaire Koch Brothers Star in New Documentary
“Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition” is a film you need to see.
Seattle Raises Minimum Wage, Stands Up for Working Families
With help from labor unions and active residents, city approves $15 hourly wage.
With Immigrant Workforce on the Rise, the Time for Reform Is Now
There are now 25.3 million immigrants working in the U.S., an all-time high.
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