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We want to make sure our organizing unions are on board and are accountable for results. We have to firm up the structure and the financing. We want to concentrate our resources on organizing.

AFL-CIO Convention delegates, including five representing AFSA,  elected Liz Shuler to serve as president of the federation of 57 unions and 12.5 million members.

"We call on the Biden administration to do its part to assist borrowers hampered by crippling debt.
Educators worked hand in hand with parents to support student success and discovered what is possible when collaboration with families is a priority.
President Biden has just announced the most ambitious game plan since FDR’s New Deal for enhancing the well-being of working Americans and trimming the incomes of America’s super rich.
Get vaccinated for yourself, your friends and your family. Add your name saying you got vaccinated, and the AFL-CIO will send you a sticker. Union-made, obviously!
The burgeoning slew of GOP threats to voting rights, state by state—almost 400 pieces of legislation and counting—are a threat to the entire labor agenda.
This year, Juneteenth takes on a special significance, the historic signing by President Biden making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Yes, let’s reopen our schools. But let’s also rethink how our schools operate.