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The 2020 Alabama AFL-CIO Leadership Conference will be held May 27 - May 30, 2020 at the Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach. We will have sessions regarding Community Service, Organizing, the La

Project Blueprint (PBP) is a two-month training and learning opportunity for people interested in learning about nonprofit board structure, board service, nonprofit organization operations and more

Senator Doug Jones will be at the Heat & Frost Insulators Local 55 / CWA Local 3907 Union Hall on Wednesday, March 18th at 4:30PM for a meet and greet.

Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

North Carolina workers need a raise. For 11 consecutive years, the cost of living (food, rent, education, childcare) has increased causing our minimum wage to decline in value by 24 percent. Now, a person working full-time while making $7.25 an hour lives thousands of dollars below the federal poverty threshold.

Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. As we have done for 74 years, the labor community will pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our community. As the 75th Anniversary, we will  have some new and special surprises as well.

More details will follow as we confirm the plans

This brunch is to celebrate the Ladies of Labor for all their hard work and their continuous support of organized labor in our community. Any and all of our female union members, spouses/significant others of union members, or women celebrating women are welcome to attend. All proceeds will go to benefit the United Way of Southwest Alabama and the #SWALC Community Services Fund. Space is limited so get your tickets early.

President Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal on Monday that includes a familiar list of deep cuts to student loan assistance, affordable housing efforts, food stamps and Medicaid, reflecting Mr. Trump’s election-year effort to continue shrinking the federal safety net. The proposal, which is unlikely to be approved in its entirety by Congress, includes additional spending for the military, national defense and border enforcement, along with money for veterans, Mr.

Union leaders and labor rights advocates applauded the Democrat-controlled U.S. House for passing landmark legislation Thursday night that supporters have called one of the most notable efforts to expand workers' rights in several decades. "Make no mistake, this is the most significant step Congress has taken to strengthen labor laws in the United States in 85 years and a win for workers everywhere," said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, declaring the measure "the labor movement's number one legislative priority this year."

Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century, yet only one in 10 workers are members of unions today. How can both be true?

A recent Gallup poll found that 64% of Americans approve of unions and research from MIT shows nearly half of non-union workers—more than 60 million people—would vote to join today if given the opportunity. Twenty-five years ago, only one-third of workers said the same thing.

The Republican-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ended 2019 by rolling back another round of Obama-era regulations and handing down a number of pro-employer decisions. One of those rulings restricts workers from wearing union buttons and other pro-labor insignia. The Organization United for Respect at Walmart (Our Walmart) had challenged a company policy limiting the size of union buttons for employees of the retail corporation. The group seemingly had momentum on its side.