New Mexico Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

 

TAKE ACTION! Sandoval County Commissioner Jay Block (District 2) and Dave Heil (District 4) are working on a so-called "right to work" bill to take away Sandoval County workers’ freedom to negotiate a fair return on our work.

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Events Across New Mexico

The New Mexico Federation of labor convention has unanimously re-elected Jon Hendry and Maxine Velasquez to their top leadership posts on the executive board.

Tefere Gebre, Executive Vice-President of the AFL-CIO, writes "our democracy suffers not from voter fraud, but voter suppression and disenfranchisement."

Recent News

AFL-CIO, a leading labor group, fears the Trump administration is planning to roll back a hard-fought worker protection finalized under President Obama. In a statement, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said working people will die if the Trump administration walks back the rule.

Read the full article in The Hill.

Not everybody in West Virginia uses the same health insurance, but everyone’s care is connected, Richard Trumka and Josh Sword write in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. That’s one big reason why the current attack on access to health care is something every West Virginian has a stake in, and why we urge Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to join Sen. Joe Manchin in opposing the American Health Care Act of 2017.

Tucked inside the Republican bill to replace Obamacare is a plan to impose a radical diet on a 52-year-old program that insures nearly one in five Americans.

Read the full article in the New York Times.

Americans finally got their first look at Senate Republicans’ proposed health care overhaul this week, a dense 142-page document that provides a massive rollback on the ACA’s commitment to promote health care access nationwide.

Read the full article in the Huffington Post.

Take Action

The Republicans’ terrible new health care bill will confiscate health care benefits from millions of people, hand a big tax break to the wealthy few while taxing working people’s health benefits.