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Add your name to tell Gov. Lamont that we have his back in the fight for $15!

More workers were involved in strikes and other labor disputes in 2018 than at any point in the past three decades, fueled by widespread teacher protests last spring, according to data releas

The labor movement stands in solidarity with federal workers during the government shutdown and wants to support you through our community affiliate, the United Labor Agency.

Has the Republican Party’s grand experiment in union-busting finally come to an end? Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin, rose to national prominence in 2011 when he passed a landmark bill dealing a blow to unions in the state and across the country. With Act 10, Walker stripped public workers of their right to collectively bargain, gutting their salaries, health care, and pensions.

There was plenty of punditry plastered across cable news last week. But, as the dust settles, there is one story that has come to define this election: working people standing together to make a difference. The labor movement unleashed an unprecedented political program this year. Across the country, union members made the difference, fighting for our issues, for union candidates and for our proven allies.

Richard Trumka, president of the U.S.’s largest labor group, AFL-CIO, appreciates President Donald Trump’s stance on trade. However, as it stands now, the president does not have a record that helps workers, according to Trumka.

Sponsored by the Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council and the AFL-CIO, National Apprenticeship Week celebrates leaders in business, labor, and education and allows them to demonstrate their support for apprenticeship programs.

“We are committed to making our students and community aware of the multiple career options available and hands-on events are an excellent way for this meaningful career exploration to take place,” said Gary Kiltz, Superintendent of Greendale Schools.

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) released a new ad in support of its U.S. Mail Not for Sale campaign.

Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, about union strategies following the midterm elections.

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

A family may have to go without a turkey dinner at Thanksgiving this year – unless YOU help.

Each year, the United Labor Agency provides turkeys and holiday food items to those in need, including union families facing layoffs and economic hardship, seniors, and veterans. Unfortunately, though, we have been notified by FoodShare that ULA will not receive enough turkeys to meet the needs of our brothers and sisters – over 400 families!

Please help us by donating turkeys and/or gift cards so we can help these families have a wonderful Thanksgiving.