AFL-CIO

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.

Janus Ruling Could Cost Unions Hundreds of Millions

Majority ruled that mandating union fees violates the free speech rights of workers

The Supreme Court has put an end to compulsory union dues and fees for government workers, spurring praise from labor watchdogs and public outcry from organized labor.

State AFL-CIO Explains GOP Endorsement

Bloomingdale: We're not the Democratic Party. We're the Labor Movement.

Pennsylvania's largest labor group threw its weight behind a moderate Republican congressman one year after its president warned that union officials may have grown too complacent with the Democratic Party.

NAFTA Renegotiation Begins

USTR says Trump seeks major changes, but labor unions are skeptical

U.S. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerThe Trump administration began the first ever renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, hoping to fulfill one of the president's chief campaign promises.

MO Union to Force Right to Work Initiative on Ballot

AFL-CIO group paid D.C. consultants $431,114 for grassroots petition effort

Union activists, with the help of a Washington, D.C., firm, reportedly have enough signatures to block Missouri from implementing its right-to-work law and force a ballot measure on the question in 2018.

AFP Foundation Touts Right to Work Benefits in MO Amid Union-Funded Ballot Drive

Campaign comes after Missouri unions raised $800,000 to put law on 2018 ballot

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens / Getty ImagesThe Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP) announced on Wednesday that it will begin a six-figure effort, including on-the-ground canvassing, phone-banking, and print and digital advertisements, in Missouri to rally support for the right-to-work law Republican Gov. Eric Greitens signed in February.