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Support striking Nabisco workers by making sure your family only purchases Nabisco snacks made in America.

The AFL-CIO Executive Council today elected Liz Shuler, a visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, to serve as president of the federation of 56 unions and 12.5 million members. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation. The Executive Council also elected United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Fred Redmond to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer, the first African American to hold the number two office. Tefere Gebre will continue as executive vice president, rounding out the most diverse team of officers ever to lead the AFL-CIO.

Our brother and leader Richard Trumka passed away on August 5, 2021, at the age of 72.

PRO-WORKER RALLIES AND EVENTS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Union member activism isn't limited to emails and phone calls, although those are very important.  If you're near Albuquerque, Valencia County, Las Cruces, or Santa Fe over the upcoming long weekend, please try to attend at least one of the following events with your family and wear your UNION shirts!

January 12, 2017

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New Mexico Labor Applauds President Obama for Creating New National Monuments Celebrating the Civil Rights Movement

As New Mexico prepares to mark the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday with celebrations across the state, President Barack Obama is designating three new National Monuments that preserve historic landmarks of pivotal Civil Rights actions.

"Solidarity with our Community" Holiday Party, December 18


W
hat: NMFL's annual holiday party
When: Sunday, December 18, 2 pm 
Where: Center for Progress and Justice, 1420 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe

Election Recap: You Win Some, You Lose Some

from Jon Hendry, NMFL President

Help Labor WIN THIS ELECTION—Make $12/Hour Phone Banking and Canvassing!

by Miles Conway, AFSCME Council 18
This could be you, getting out the vote for labor.In some districts, the election can come down to a handful of votes. You have the power to make sure our UNION VOTE MATTERS.

Union Brothers and Sisters,

Here we go. Governor Martinez has at last called for a legislative special session beginning tomorrow to tackle a budget deficit in the hundreds of millions.

The challenge we face: Governor Martinez will propose massive cuts from everyday New Mexicans in order to protect tax giveaways to out-of-state corporations and the wealthy class who have funded her agenda for the last six years.

AFL-CIO president, Richard Trumka, published a new column on Huffington Post. He writes how Hillary roots for working people and why working people are championing her in tonight's presidential debate.