AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO Income Inequality Report Uses Dubious Data

Critics say union's CEO pay report ignores economic reality

America's largest union used suspect data to inflate the divide between workers and their bosses. The study includes part-time and global workers and uses the mean compensation for CEOs, rather than the median figure, which some experts argue creates a more accurate comparison. 

AFL-CIO President Opposes Green New Deal

'Workers' interests weren't completely figured into it'

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka expressed opposition to the Green New Deal during a forum hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

AFL-CIO Has a Union Problem

Janitors, support staff vote to strike against America's largest labor group

Workers at AFL-CIO's Washington, D.C., headquarters are fed up with the "anti-union" attitude of America's largest labor union.

Teamsters Scold Pa. Members for Voting Trump

State council warns members not to vote the 'wrong way' in midterms

The Pennsylvania Teamsters scolded its members for helping President Donald Trump capture the White House in 2016 and warned of dire consequences if they break from the union slate in 2018.

Labor Holds Out on NAFTA Renegotiation

AFL-CIO praises progress but needs more information before endorsing

Labor unions are holding off on endorsing the Trump administration's renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump Slams AFL-CIO Leader for Sunday Show Comments

Richard Trumka under fire after claiming administration actions that 'hurt workers outpace' those that 'help workers'

President Donald Trump on Monday responded to criticisms Richard Trumka, the president of the AFL-CIO, leveled at administration policies aimed at uplifting the American worker.

Big Labor Spends Big Money to Overturn Right to Work

Missouri AFL-CIO affiliate & allies raised 3x more money than pro-Right to Work groups

Labor unions across the country are paying big money to defend forced unionism, pouring millions of dollars into a Missouri ballot initiative to overturn the state's right-to-work law.

AFL-CIO Open to Endorsing Trump in 2020

Richard Trumka: 'Every candidate' will be considered

The president of the largest federation of unions in the United States is not ruling out the possibility that ALF-CIO, which represents over 12 million active and retired workers across the country, could endorse President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020.