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

Women's History Month Profiles: Dolores Huerta

Women’s History Month Profiles: Dolores Huerta For Women’s History Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various women who were leaders and activists working at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Today’s profile is Dolores Huerta. Huerta was born in 1930 to Alicia and Juan Fernández in Dawson, New Mexico. Her father was a farmworker and miner who […]

Disgraceful: The Working People Weekly List

Disgraceful: The Working People Weekly List AFL-CIO Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s the latest edition of the Working People Weekly List. Obama Expanded Overtime Pay to 4 Million Workers. Now Trump Is Scaling That Back: “Richard Trumka, president of […]

A Just, Inclusive and Sustainable Economy

A Just, Inclusive and Sustainable Economy AFL-CIO This week, labor leaders from across the country descended on New Orleans to map out the path ahead for our movement. From trade and public education to equal pay and paid leave to back pay for federal contract workers and bargaining power for all, the AFL-CIO Executive Council tackled the issues that will define working people’s fight for economic […]