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January 27, 2016

Florida: It Is Time to Show State Workers Some Respect

Florida is a large and diverse state. In the time and distance it takes to drive from Pensacola to Key West, you could drive from Madison, Wis., to Washington, D.C. During those more than 12 hours of non-stop driving, more than 400 more people would ha...
January 28, 2016

Check Out These Inspiring Highlights from the Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference

If you weren't able to make it to Washington, D.C., for the 2016 AFL-CIO Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, you can see highlights from the inspiring event in this new video from the Transport Workers (TWU). 
January 28, 2016

The Costs of New Jersey’s Alternative Pension Investments Are Unjustified

New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech responded to the State Investment Council’s 2015 Annual Report, condemning the exorbitant fees paid to Wall Street firms.

January 29, 2016

Will the 2016 Presidential Election Be Decided by Voter Suppression Laws?

In 2016, 10 states will be putting into place restrictive voting laws that they will be enforcing for the first time in a presidential election. These laws range from new hurdles to registration to cutbacks on early voting to strict voter identificatio...