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AFL-CIO Updates

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...
The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a time for the Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to celebrate our heritage and the communities we have formed in the United States. Yet, far too many of our brothers and sisters remain behind bars.
The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) is asking everyone to show their support for postal workers and a vibrant, public U.S. Postal Service. In support of that goal, APWU is asking supporters to fill out an online postcard that they will print out and mail to Postmaster General Megan Brennan. 
Former AFT President Sandra Feldman—described as part shop steward, part visionary—was inducted into Labor’s International Hall of Fame on May 21.
New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.), UFCW Local 1262 President Harvey Whille and labor and community leaders from across northern New Jersey held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the many negative consequences for communities and...