Shortcut Navigation:

AFL-CIO Now

RSS Other News Blog Posts

In the States Roundup

In the States Roundup

It's time once again to take a look at the battles for the rights of working families in the states. Here is what the unions in the states are talking about this week. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations and labor councils on Twitter.

Read more »

Even Superheroes Punch the Clock

Even Superheroes Punch the Clock

Movies have never really been escapist entertainment, and in this election year summer of electoral discontent, no less an authority than New York Times chief critic A.O. Scott recently identified the "grand, overarching themes" of this year’s blockbuster movies: "the problems of management and morale in the modern office."

Read more »

Gov. Larry Hogan Is Afraid of Teachers: Winners and Losers of the Week

Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights.

Read more »

Why I Serve

Gabrielle Carteris

We all come to unionism and activism in our own way. I came to it through an injury—fate is funny that way.

I was fortunate to have been on “Beverly Hills, 90210” because it allowed me to move forward with my own talk show and then go on to other movie and television jobs. It’s been an amazing experience. And I loved being on a hit show—who wouldn’t? But, then….

Read more »

Connect With Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Flickr

Get Email from AFL-CIO


Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to 235246 to stop receiving messages. Text HELP to 235246 for more information.

Blogs

Join Us Online