“It’s not a transaction,” said Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO president.
In a huge blow to the labor rights movement, the multi-billion dollar retail giant beat efforts by warehouse workers to unionize.
The DOJ says it will aggressively prosecute violent passengers who assault crew members or endanger the safety of other passengers.
Under its first woman president, the AFL-CIO is pursuing big legislative goals in Washington while trying to turn around the decline in union membership.
As AFL-CIO president, Trumka served as the face of American labor over the past decade.
The federation’s president was unequivocal: “If you come back and you’re not vaccinated, everybody in that workplace is jeopardized.”
The AFL-CIO is spending more than 1 million dollars on TV and radio ads aimed at moderate Democrats who haven't signed on to the labor reform proposal.
Facing an alarming shortage of poll workers due to the pandemic, unions have begun recruiting their members to help keep precincts open.
Law enforcement unions make up a small slice of the AFL-CIO, but progressive members are increasingly uncomfortable associating with them.
Some states are already laying out plans to let nonessential businesses reopen their doors to workers and customers.