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On Feb. 15, just days after massive layoffs at Activision Blizzard, the AFL-CIO issued a powerful public statement of support to game developers in the United States. Its message, published in an open letter at Kotaku, was both simple and profound.

Last year, in communities all across the country, millions of Americans mobilized and called for an economy that works for all of us.

More workers were involved in strikes and other labor disputes in 2018 than at any point in the past three decades, fueled by widespread teacher protests last spring, according to data releas

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to educate our communities about the prevalence of sexual assault and ways to prevent it. The labor movement is committed to ending sexual assault, and other forms of gender-based violence, especially when it occurs in the workplace.

Today is Equal Pay Day. We are 100 days into 2017, and today some women have finally reached the point where their earnings match their male counterparts’ 2016 earnings. We can’t forget that black and Latina women have to work even more until they reach pay parity.

Just beyond the halfway-mark in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address at a National Press Club Luncheon on April 4, 2017, assessing opportunities around trade and infrastructure that could create jobs, as well as possible threats to workers' rights.


Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains the truth behind so-called "Right to Work" laws and how they hurt working families.

Testimonials from IUOE Local 115 members discussing their experiences working with and without Union support.

Union busting HB 11 hits the house floor in our latest update from the halls of the capitol!