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

Building the Battleground Bench: Union Members Elected to Office Across the Great Lakes Region

Building the Battleground Bench: Union Members Elected to Office Across the Great Lakes Region AFL-CIO While the labor movement was busy helping to elect pro-worker candidates in important elections in Kentucky and Virginia this week, union members themselves were on the ballot, and they were elected to local offices across the country at an impressive […]

Enough is Enough: In the States Roundup

Enough is Enough: 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. Alaska AFL-CIO: Pres. of the Alaska AFL-CIO @vincebeltrami responded: “Unfortunately, I am not surprised at […]

Trump’s SEC Chairman Proposes to Disenfranchise Investors and Reduce Shareholder Democracy

Trump’s SEC Chairman Proposes to Disenfranchise Investors and Reduce Shareholder Democracy In a partisan 3-2 vote, the Trump administration’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed to curtail the rights of investors to file proposals for a vote at company annual meetings. If adopted, these changes will hinder shareholder proposals by union members and their pension plans […]