Civil and Workplace Rights
Working for the freedom from employment discrimination and the right of working families to fair pay, job safety, secure retirements and affordable health care have been goals fundamental to the union movement, which has long partnered with the civil rights and women’s movements and, more recently, with the LGBTQ community.
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Women's History Month has been recognized in the United States since 1987 but this past Thursday, March 8, we celebrated International Women's Day.
On Thursday, the NYC CLC once again partnered with the United Federation of Teachers to hold the second annual Future in Focus: Exploring College and Careers fair yesterday to highlight the many opportunities that exist for high school students post graduation.
America produces more wealth today than at any time in history, yet the economic rules written for the rich and for powerful corporations have resulted in hard times for regular people.
Black History Month
As America celebrates the start of Black History Month, the AFL-CIO is reaffirming its commitment to fighting for black workers who make up such a vital part of our union movement.
I AM 2018: National Moment of Silence
Mary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, penned this column which appears in the latest issue of Variety.
In 1968, Memphis sanitation workers went on strike to demand fair wages and safe working conditions after workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker lost their lives on the job.
Join the Working People's Day of Action in New York, NY.
Thousands of working people and our allies will stand up for our freedoms and demand an end to a system that’s rigged against us. We will rise up and fight.