AFL-CIO Updates

The Working People Weekly List

Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List.

Donald Trump Keeps Trying to Con Union Members

It's hardly front-page news that Donald Trump is a big-league flip-flopper. Through Sept. 7, NBC News has tracked "117 distinct policy shifts on 20 major issues, tracking only his reversals since he announced his candidacy on June 16, 2015."

Working People Give a Bold Union Yes in Las Vegas

If you were lamenting that Labor Day’s current day association with leisure has obfuscated the true meaning of the holiday—don’t despair because the working people of Boulder Station Casino & Hotel got together over the Labor Day weekend and after a long battle—said Union Yes!

An Open Letter to Donald Trump: You Lost My Vote When You Crossed My Picket Line

Dear Mr. Trump:My name is Dan Mahoney. I was born and raised in New York. I am a proud member and employee of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the union that represents backstage crew and technicians in entertainment.

Hillary Clinton Has a History Of Standing Up for Union Workers

She's with us. Long before she starting running for president, Hillary Clinton was a champion for working people and the unions that represent them. That's why we're working hard to make sure she's the next occupant of the White House.