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AFL-CIO Updates

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to comments made by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Today at 2 p.m. EDT live from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will join car wash workers, BCTGM Local 300 member Mike Smith, Fight for 15 and working people to discuss organizing to win for a better life. The livestream will happen on our Facebook...
The working people of the AFL-CIO proudly congratulate Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential nominee of a major party.  Are you with Clinton on building an economy of shared prosperity for all? Join us. 
We want elected leaders who think big. Today, two families control more wealth than half our population. One family is spending almost a billion dollars to influence our elections. Meanwhile, more than 60% of American households are one missed paycheck away from economic calamity. This is not the...
This month has hit me hard with news that not once, but twice, black lives were lost at the hands of police officers. And then even more violence unfolded in Dallas and Baton Rouge, La. While the locations of these most recent events are far from Boston, where I live and work, they have hurt me so...