Editors' Blog

AFL-CIO rejects Colombia FTA

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Proposed Colombia Trade AgreementApril 06, 2011We are deeply disappointed that the Obama Administration has signaled that it will move forward to submit the proposed U.S.-Colombia Trade Agreement to Congress for a vote in the near future.  In our view, the situation in Colombia remains unacceptably violent for trade unionists, as well as for human rights defenders and other vulnerable populations.

Labor: Hundreds of thousands speak as one

Hundreds of Thousands of Students, Teachers, Clergy, Community Members and Union Members Proclaim "We Are One" on Anniversary of King AssassinationApril 04, 2011

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Cesar Chavez Day

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement commemorating the legacy of Cesar Chavez (March 31):

April 4: National Day of Action

From Jobs with Justice:

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We want to send a shout out to the working families of Wisconsin who are standing up to the abuses of power by the Republicans who want to balance their state's budget on the backs of working people to pay for tax cuts for the rich.

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