Union Label & Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO 202-508-3700 unionlabel@unionlabel.org

Workers and Unions Face Crony Politics

It’s nice to have friends and allies and supporters. But for some it’s even nicer, if more costly, to have cronies. Cronies, not buddies, who have the political power to bestow favors on those who can fill their campaign war chests, fund their PACS and hire their...

Building on the 2018 Midterms

The so-called “blue wave” that swept many Democrats and Progressives into office on November 6 contained a less-noticed labor wave. Not only were many of the successful candidates, who frequently washed away reactionary incumbents supported by the Labor Movement, but...

Buy Union Week

The 10 days following Thanksgiving are designated by the AFL-CIO as “Buy Union” week to encourage all union members to look for union-made goods and services when they buy for the Holiday Season. When you buy union, you’re supporting good jobs in American communities,...

Attack on Rights at DoEd: Human, Civil and Labor

Human rights, civil rights and labor right are inextricably connected. Just ask the people who are attacking them. the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, for example.
DeVos has been roundly criticized for undermining protections against all manner of abuses to which students are subject.

So-Called Reforms are Really Ripoffs

It’s time for everyone to drop the word “reform” as applied to Trump administration policy changes. The right word can be chosen from the following: rip-off, scam, cheat, fraud or theft. The tax bill enacted by the Republicans rewards the party’s big-league donors....

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This