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Tell Congress to Oppose Trump's Nominee for Labor Secretary

Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor—fast food CEO Andrew Puzder—would be a disaster for working Americans. Tell your members of Congress to oppose him.

Demand Elected Officials Support Good Public Schools

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated school privatization advocate and right-wing billionaire Betsy DeVos for secretary of education. DeVos has pushed a failed program of unregulated vouchers and for-profit charter schools that has failed students, parents and teachers in Michigan. Now, she wants to expand those destructive policies nationally.

Tell Congress to Oppose Any Efforts to Cut Medicare Benefits

Tell your members of Congress to oppose to privatize and undermine Medicare benefits.

Rein in Too-Big-To-Fail Banks

Sign the petition and tell Congress to rein in Wall Street greed and allow a vote on the bipartisan 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act.

End "Golden Parachute" Payouts for Wall Street Executives

Tell Congress to support the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act to stop corporations and Wall Street from giving huge “golden parachute” payouts to executives who leave their companies to take government posts.

Tell University Administrators to Stop Their Anti-Union Campaign

Sign the petition to tell university administrators to end their anti-union campaign and respect the right of RAs and TAs to stand together in union.

End Tax Loopholes for Wall Street Billionaires

Some Wall Street billionaires are paying less in taxes than teachers, nurses and other working people. It's time for Congress to end this unfair tax loophole.

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Executive Paywatch

CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies made 335 times the average wages of rank-and-file workers in 2015. In 1980, CEOs of large U.S. companies made 42 times the average wages of workers. Find out more at the AFL-CIO's Executive Paywatch.

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