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

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Monica Thammarath

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Monica Thammarath AAJC For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Our next profile is Monica Thammarath. Monica Thammarath was born and raised in San Diego, the daughter of refugees from […]

Teamwork On and Off the Ice: Worker Wins

Teamwork On and Off the Ice: Worker Wins Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with women’s hockey players forming a union and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life. Top Women’s Hockey Players Form Union in Pursuit of Pro League: More than 200 of the top women’s hockey […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Profiles: Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes Wikimedia Commons For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Our next profiles are Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. Silme Domingo was born in Killeen, Texas, in […]