Labor News

  • A Friend of the Workers: Labor Podcast and Radio Roundup
    by Kenneth Quinnell on January 24, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    A Friend of the Workers: Labor Podcast and Radio Roundup In addition to the AFL-CIO's own "State of the Unions," there are a lot of other podcasts out there that have their own approach to discussing labor issues and the rights of working people. Here are the latest podcasts from across the labor movement in the United States. […]

  • Safety in the Skies: What Working People Are Doing This Week
    by Kenneth Quinnell on January 24, 2020 at 3:23 pm

    Safety in the Skies: What Working People Are Doing This Week AFL-CIO Welcome to our regular feature, a look at what the various AFL-CIO unions and other working family organizations are doing across the country and beyond. The labor movement is big and active—here's a look at the broad range of […]

  • ‘State of the Unions’ Podcast: Healing a Community
    by Kenneth Quinnell on January 22, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    ‘State of the Unions’ Podcast: Healing a Community AFL-CIO On the latest episode of "State of the Unions," podcast co-hosts Julie and Tim talk with Rev. Leah Daughtry, CEO of "On These Things," about Reconnecting McDowell, an AFT project that takes a holistic approach to revitalizing the […]

  • Get to Know AFL-CIO's Affiliates: Plasterers and Cement Masons
    by Kenneth Quinnell on January 21, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    Get to Know AFL-CIO's Affiliates: Plasterers and Cement Masons AFL-CIO Next up in our series that takes a deeper look at each of our affiliates is the Plasterers and Cement Masons. Name of Union: Plasterers and Cement […]

  • A Win for Nurses and Patients: Worker Wins
    by Kenneth Quinnell on January 17, 2020 at 3:52 pm

    A Win for Nurses and Patients: Worker Wins Our latest roundup of worker wins begins with nurses banding together to make patients' lives better and includes numerous examples of working people organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life. The end of 2019 saw a flurry of wins for working people, so this is the […]