Type - CLC

Working People's Day of Action

On Saturday, Feb. 24, join thousands of working people and our allies in the Working People's Day of Action. We will stand up for the freedom of working people to come together and fight for decent and equitable pay for our work, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us.

FIND AN EVENT NEAR YOU.

Statement on Machinists 264 contract agreement by Steven A. Tolman, President Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Next Week at Roundhouse: An Attack on Local Government Ability to Protect Citizen Well Being, and Right to Work for Less

On Thursday, February 1st, UFCW Local 371 welcomed fifty-one new members into our union.  The workers at Severance Foods in Hartford voted 29 to 20 to join Local 371. Severance Foods, Inc. manufactures and distributes a large variety of tortilla chips that are distributed worldwide.  Welcome to our union family, sisters and brothers!

On Monday, Febraury 26, 2018 working people across the state of Massachusetts, from Springfield to Boston and everywhere in between, collectively stood up to the wealthy corporate interests behind the well funded campaign that intends to "defund and defang" unions. As a part of a national movement, Massachusetts workers rallied on 2.26 in condemnation of the Janus vs. AFSCME case which the Supreme Court began hearing that same day.

President Trump's chief trade official Monday offered a modicum of optimism about the ongoing talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as he shot down two key Canadian proposals and blasted a recent trade action by Canada as a "massive attack on all of our trade laws."

Thanks to the pressure you've created the GIC has announced it will reconsider its disruptive decision to eliminate three health insurance carriers. This is good news but we need to keep the pressure on. See below for updates and ways to be involved during the GIC Week of Action.