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More than ever, we need our members and allies to be engaged in fighting for good jobs, fairness in the workplace, and retirement security.  The battles that have been won by unions, on behalf of ALL workers, dating back to the founding of this country are now under attack like never before.  Issues that were seemingly settled a century ago – on the basic rights to collectively bargain, on workplace safety and the minimum wage, even on child labor – are actually coming under legislative attack.  The recent Michigan Right to Work (for LESS!) law that was passed should be a wake-up call that winning rights for workers does not mean that we no longer need to Take Action to defend those rights!

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AFL-CIO Issues Call for OSHA Protections on Infectious Disease Exposure

This week, the Labor Movement took a stand for workplace safety and health in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. The National AFL-CIO is calling for an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from the potential COVID-19 pandemic and future infectious agents. Read More

Gerrymandering: The Case for Census 2020

Remembers what the 7th Congressional district looked like before 2018? It was nicknamed Goofy Kicks Donald Duck for a reason. Every 10 years, the United States conducts a census that will determine some of the most important functions of government. Information from the census determines how many congressional districts a state has, how much federal funding states receive, and more. Read More