Retirement home residents rally for workers

Their hair is gray, some use walkers or canes, but that didn't stop them from rallying to support 38 workers "replaced" during a contract dispute.


Palin is new Joe McCarthy, says AFL-CIO Trumka

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Sarah Palin's radical right rhetoric is "poisonous, dangerous and strikes of McCarthyism."


Disney worker rejects employer’s substitute hijab

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Is Disney policy part of the Islamophobia being trumpeted by the ultra-right?


Union delegates resolve to build record voter turnout

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Union activists pledge to knock on 36,000 doors before Election Day in this battleground state.


Laborers to rejoin AFL-CIO

The Change To Win federation will lose yet another member on Oct. 1, when the Laborers rejoin the AFL-CIO - but in a sense, they never really left.


To win in November, unions will build “people power”

WASHINGTON - More than money or anything else, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told labor leaders, "Your union members are the power."


Labor joins One Nation coalition to reorder nation’s priorities

WASHINGTON - The AFL-CIO executive committee has voted unanimously to join One Nation, Working Together, a new coalition of labor and civil rights groups.


Obama asks labor to help prevent GOP takeover

WASHINGTON - President Obama spent the morning of his birthday asking labor leaders to do everything they can to prevent a Republican takeover of Congress in November.


Labor's seven “do’s” to win in November

WASHINGTON - The training was as intense as the rousing speeches here at a Battleground States Conference of AFL-CIO leaders, with a "four pillar" plan and seven "do's."


No enthusiasm gap here: Labor mobilizes for “most crucial election in 75 years”

WASHINGTON - Anyone betting that Republicans will take over Congress this November wasn't at the AFL-CIO's Battleground States Conference today.

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