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AFL-CIO Updates

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in reaction to the Grand Jury decision in the shooting case of Michael Brown
Nov. 24 marks the two-year anniversary of the deadly fire at Tazreen Fashions Ltd. in Bangladesh that killed 112 garment workers. Since then, at least 30 garment workers have died in factory fires and 844 have been injured in 68 incidents, according to data collected by Solidarity Center staff in...
The National Academy of Social Insurance recently examined Census Bureau data and found that social insurance programs have a made a significant dent on the number of people living in poverty in the U.S. More than 45 million people (14.5% of the population) lived in poverty in 2013, but those...
In our regular weekly feature, we'll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be...
I was thrilled to be a Walmart employee until I realized the simplicity of Walmart’s major issue: The company doesn’t care about its employees.