Category: AFL-CIO

Every week, the AFL-CIO will be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. These articles are direct to you via https://www.aflcio.org/Blog

Fighting the Coronavirus: Making Ventilators

Fighting the Coronavirus: Making Ventilators Trevar Smedal is a member of Machinists (IAM) Local 1406 employed at General Electric’s Datex-Ohmeda in Madison, Wisconsin. He and his co-workers are in a race against the clock to produce ventilators needed in the worldwide fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video to hear Trevar’s story. Kenneth Quinnell Fri, […]

Put Workers First: In the States Roundup

Put Workers First: In the States Roundup AFL-CIO It’s time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations on Twitter. Find state-by-state COVID19-related resources here. Alaska AFL-CIO: Here’s what we are watching today as part […]