President Edwards speaks at the Rally and Press Conference Monday, May 23, 2022 in support!

President Edwards was honored by being named one of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women of Maryland for 2022 for her advocacy and work on behalf of the unions and working families of Maryland and the

States must consult with unions as they develop their funding proposals, and the requirements make it clear that federal dollars will not fund sub-par installations by fly-by-night companies.

AFL-CIO joins the global labor movement in condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Here is what working family organizations have said about the invasion of Ukraine:


Politics and Prose (P&P), an independent bookstore and cultural hub located in the District of Columbia and UFCW Local 400 have reached an agreement on the scope of a bargaining unit at P&P, and the union has now been formally recognized as the collective bargaining agent for the bookstore unit. 


Bottom Line Upfront

Budget reconciliation is a special way to pass legislation and only needs a simple majority of votes in the Senate, instead of 60..

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A message from the AFL-CIO.................


The best way to strengthen our democracy and economy is by empowering working people—no exceptions. However, millions of undocumented immigrants, who are vital to our economic recovery, still live in fear because of our outdated and inhumane immigration system.