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

Pride Month Profiles: Sarah Crews

Pride Month Profiles: Sarah Crews For Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ+ Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Today’s Pride Month profile is Sarah Crews of the Ithaca Police Benevolent Association, a member organization of the Midstate Central Labor Council (CLC) and an […]

Pride Month Profiles: Mika Romano

Pride Month Profiles: Mika Romano For Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ+ Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Today’s Pride Month profile is Mika Romano of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). Mika Romano was a strong voice at the bargaining table for […]

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: IUPAT Fights to Organize Immigrant Workers Exploited in the Underground Economy

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: IUPAT Fights to Organize Immigrant Workers Exploited in the Underground Economy Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. […]

Pride Month Profiles: Rich Ognibene

Pride Month Profiles: Rich Ognibene For Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various LGBTQ+ Americans who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights. Today’s Pride Month profile is Rich Ognibene of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Rich Ognibene is a 2015 National Teacher Hall of Fame inductee, the […]

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Newly Launched FairHotel Helps You Choose Union Hotels

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Newly Launched FairHotel Helps You Choose Union Hotels Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. UNITE HERE today […]