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On May 7, while recovering from an illness, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley died suddenly.  In a brief statement, his family,

Patt Moon-Updike wanted to be a nurse since she was 9 years old.

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.

Watch FEA's recap of week 2 of the Florida's legislative session

What's disgusting? Union busting. Watch workers fight back in our latest update from Florida's legislative session. I encourage you to attend Lobby Corp 2017 in Tallahassee to keep the preasure on our polititians to do the right thing for working families. #resist #strongertogether #unionpride

Your activism made an impact in Tallahassee during the second week of Florida’s legislative session!

Learn what happened and much more in our weekly people powered update from the halls of the capitol.
We need more support in the coming weeks! We need to keep the pressure on! Lets defend working families across our beautiful state.

Legislators didn't waste any time voting on anti-worker bills in the first week of Florida's 2017 Legislative Session.  Here's your weekly people powered update from Tallahassee. 

Join the fight for working families across our state , go to Tallahassee and let our Representatives know we aren't going to allow them to attack our families like this. 

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.

One night at his UPS job, Tefere Gebre's co-worker handed him some union material. 

“He told me that I’d get health care and vacation and other benefits by filling it out. I said, ‘Are you serious?’ I thought, ‘Hmm. Everyone should have that.’”

Tefere, the executive vice president of the AFL-CIO, has been a proud union member for most of his life, valuing the freedom of people to come together in union.

Growing up in rural Kentucky, Augusta Thomas witnessed the extreme measures elected officials would take to prevent African-American men from voting.
Culinary worker Brittany Bronson talks not only about the benefits of joining her union, but also about the opportunities being part of a unionized workforce offer women, particularly women who have long careers in the workforce.