It’s urgent. With Republicans in charge of Congress and the executive branch, retirees are in facing most hostile political climate we’ve seen in a generation. We need all hands on deck. Make a commitment today. Sign up to call Congress on January 4th and tell them Hands Off Medicare! Paul Ryan and Donald Trump’s nominees […]
Month: December 2016
Working people in America’s unions, the AFL-CIO, wish you a safe and happy holiday season with your friends, family and loved ones.
The end of the year is a time to reflect and look forward to what comes next. Each year we bring you the top 10 most read blogs on the AFL-CIO blog. Here are the most read blogs from 2016.
For years we’ve talked about the shortcomings of the North American Free Trade Agreement (we even released this detailed report on its 20th anniversary) and how trade deals created behind closed doors with corporate CEOs harm working people. Today we released a blueprint for how to rewrite NAFTA to benefit working families. This past election there […]
As easy as it is to get caught up in gift giving and capitalism, the holiday season is also a time to look back at the achievements of organized labor in the continuing fight for workers’ rights. In 2016, Philadelphia witnessed massive gains for workers when the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing […]