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

Economy Gains 4.8 Million Jobs in June; Unemployment Declines to 11.1%

Economy Gains 4.8 Million Jobs in June; Unemployment Declines to 11.1% The U.S. economy gained 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, according to figures released Thursday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The improvements reflect the continued resumption of economic activity that previously was curtailed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to […]

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Milwaukee Area Labor Council Hosts Rallies to Thank Front-Line Workers

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Milwaukee Area Labor Council Hosts Rallies to Thank Front-Line Workers Milwaukee Area Labor Council During the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread protests in response to the killing of George Floyd, working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities. In our new Service + […]