News and Advocacy

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.
You can buy and eat Oreo cookies again. Just make sure they’re made in the U.S.A., especially in Portland, Ore., not in Monterrey, Mexico.
For educators and administrators, these new updates serve as significant wins and a step in the right direction.
Now that we are settling in for the school year, students and educators have been adapting to our new COVID-19 world.
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.

But using COVID-19 as an excuse, Hilton is ending automatic daily housekeeping, trying to forever change the guest experience and cut housekeepers' jobs. Many travelers might not know that when rooms don't get cleaned, housekeepers lose out on the jobs they depend on to raise a family. 

"Hilton is trying to take advantage of pandemic disruption to cut services like automatic daily housekeeping," says D. Taylor, international president of UNITE HERE.