Machinists Union members joined the AFL-CIO’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil & Human Rights Conference in Houston, Texas and marched in the city’s parade. The theme was Reclaiming Our Dream: Strategize, Organize, Mobilize.
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
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
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,