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  • Latest Videos , News March 31, 2016

    ViewPoint with Liz Shuler

    AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasuer, Liz Shuler, sits down with ViewPoint to talk about the 2016 election, worker rights and everything else that is at stake for the labor movement.

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  • iMail , News August 30, 2011

    September 1 is Deadline for AFL-CIO ‘Next Up’ Conference

    The second annual AFL-CIO Next Up Young Worker Summit will be held Thursday, September 29, 2011, through Sunday, October 2, 2011, at the Hilton Minneapolis in Minneapolis, MN. This year’s theme is “Educating, Empowering, and Mobilizing Young Workers for a Just 21st Century Economy.” Hundreds of young workers, ages 18-35, focused on building a collective

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  • iMail , News August 4, 2011

    AFL-CIO Calls for End to ‘Fake Political Crises’

    Instead of addressing the real economic crisis taking place in the homes of everyday Americans, Washington has instead chosen to ignore it and continuously distract the American public with fake political crises of their own, says members of the AFL-CIO Executive Council is a statement released Wednesday. “The United States is in a continuing and

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  • iMail , News May 24, 2011

    Trumka Delivers ‘Wrecking Ball’ Speech at Press Club

    In a recent address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka said lawmakers who have thus far showed reluctance in fighting on behalf of working families will reap the consequences in 2012 – no matter the party affiliation. Trumka cited recent attacks on working families’ rights in Wisconsin and Ohio,

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  • iMail , News April 21, 2011

    AFL-CIO Paywatch Notes Runaway Pay for CEOs

    The 2011 Executive Paywatch website shows CEOs at 299 U.S. companies earned a combined income of $3.4 billion in 2010. Viacom’s CEO Philippe P. Dauman earned $84.5 million alone last year, one of the highest among the executives. “The disparity between CEO and workers’ pay has continued to grow to levels that are completely stunning,”

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