December 15, 2015

Trumka: Seattle Ride-Share Vote Is ‘Progress’ in On-Demand Economy

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to yesterday’s vote by the Seattle City Council allowing drivers for “ride-share” companies such as Uber and Lyft to organize.

December 16, 2015

22 Resolutions Passed at the Recent CLUW Convention

The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) held its 18th Biennial Convention in November. Among the wide array of activities during the convention, the delegates passed numerous resolutions related to issues that affect and concern women in the workforc...
December 16, 2015

Flight Attendants Protest United Airlines as the Holiday Travel Season Kicks into High Gear

As holiday travel ramps up a week before Christmas, United Airlines flight attendants are marching at nearly 20 airports around the world to call attention to severe delays by management in contract negotiations.
December 16, 2015

Stand with Korean Union Leaders

Union leaders in Korea face surveillance, harassment and imprisonment simply for standing up for workers’ rights. This crackdown on dissent is reaching new heights with the investigation of 1,531 people who recently attended a rally, protesting changes to labor laws.