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Get involved with your union. If we are going to make change, not only for our profession and the children we serve, but for our larger community, we need every voice to be heard.

Hotel rooms should be cleaned every day. It's what guests expect and pay for.

It may be stating the obvious, but a new study of U.S. wage data over decades reveals unionization cuts poverty rates by more than two-thirds.

After the release of the budget reconciliation plan by the U.S. Senate in early August, the House Education and Labor Committee announced that it will spend $761 billion for improvements on education and workforce expenditure, which was marked up in the Budget Reconciliation Act at noon on September 9.

The AFL-CIO Executive Council elected current Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, the federation’s acting president, to hold the top job through its convention next year. 

Shuler, an Electrical Worker from IBEW Local 125 in Portland, Oregon, becomes the first woman to officially head the nation’s largest labor federation. In its Aug. 20 session, the council elected Steelworker Vice President Fred Redmond to succeed her as secretary-treasurer.

Based on the evolving variants and the new findings of science, we are in full support of all mitigation methods recently recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The labor movement, the AFL-CIO and the nation lost a legend today.
By the time you read this editorial, Independence Day will have come and gone. Nevertheless, the date, July 4, should occasion thoughts—which we hope persist in your minds.
Educators worked hand in hand with parents to support student success and discovered what is possible when collaboration with families is a priority.