Americans Value the U.S. Postal Service, Congress Should Too

Americans want Congress to support the US Postal service by a wide margin, said 92% of those surveyed. When Congress addresses financial need in the next round of Covid-19 relief legislation, the USPS should be among its foremost concerns. Across the political...

ULLICO: Supporting the American Worker for more than 85 Years

At a time when life insurance was not available to union members, Samuel Gompers, the first and longest-serving president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), saw the value of a union-owned insurance company. And the rest, as they say, is history. On May 1,...

AFL-CIO to Congress: Direct NLRB to Develop Electronic Union Elections

In an urgent letter to Congressional leadership, the AFL-CIO and its affiliated national and international unions asked Congress, in its legislation to further respond to the COVID-19 crisis, that they include funding and a directive for the National Labor Relations...

Organizing in the Digital Age

On September 1, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board issued a memorandum allowing e-mail exchanges and various ‘internet/intranet sign-up methods’ to support a union organizing petition instead of (or in addition to) traditional authorization cards used for the...

House Passed $3 Trillion COVID Relief Package Bill, McConnell Refuses to Even Consider the Legislation

The House of Representatives passed another COVID relief bill in mid-May, designed to provide more relief to small businesses and put more money directly into Americans’ pockets. But the massive piece of legislation is still sitting on Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s...