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HARTFORD: Working People’s Day of Action

The Supreme Court will soon hear a case that will have a big impact on our voice at work. That’s why working people across the country are making a clear stand to keep the freedoms that we’ve fought for.

On Monday, Feb. 26, there will be a day of action, with local events happening coast to coast, to defend our voice on the job and demand an end to an economy designed to favor the rich and powerful on the backs of working families.

Strategic Corporate Research Summer School

The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 10-15, 2018 in Ithaca, New York. The application deadline is May 1.

“New Mexico’s Union workers filed suit today to invalidate a poorly constructed Sandoval County ordinance designed to disable the ability of New Mexico workers to bargain for fair wages and benefits for their families.

AOLAF 2018 Awards Banquet

The Alabama Organized Labor Awards Foundation was established to promote the cause of organized labor and to honor members of labor who have distinguished themselves through unselfish service and leadership to the working people of Alabama. Each year the foundation celebrates an annual awards banquet with another outstanding class of inductees.

Last week the German metalworkers’ union, IG Metall, arguably one of the world’s most powerful unions, showed that unions have the power to shape their future workplaces.  

IG Metall negotiated a precedent-setting collective-bargaining agreement that privileges working conditions over wages. It won its key demand that workers have the right to reduce their working week from 35 to 28 hours for a period of up to two years in order to care for family members.

Organized labor finally got its chance to be heard in the debate about how Connecticut can do a better job competing for business and improving its crisis-prone state finances.

Working People's Day of Action Massachusetts

On February 26th, thousands of working people across Massachusetts will join a national day of action as we speak out for good, union jobs. The Working People’s Day of Action coincides with the Supreme Court hearings on the Janus vs. AFSCME case. That case is part of a well-funded campaign by the wealthy special interests to divide us from our co-workers – and to limit the power in numbers we have together in a union.