This national trade union center organized unorganized workers and pursued progressive political and social projects.
Letter carriers are concerned about the privatization threat and the threat to eliminate Saturday delivery, and about attempts to end door to door delivery service altogether.
Chants of "U.S. mail is not for sale" echoed through the canyons of Chicago's downtown skyscrapers as thousands of union postal workers, teachers and other supporters rallied
Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
The private appropriation of socially produced wealth is capitalism's central mechanism.
Over 1,000 delegates to the 41st AFSCME International Convention told the 12,000 cab drivers of this city who are trying to unionize that they are not alone.
Pay is so low that many caregivers qualify for food stamps, don’t get paid sick leave or health or retirement benefits.
An energized resistance to ongoing attacks on education was on display at this year's American Federation of Teachers national convention in Los Angeles.
Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union, said a Staples announcement this week that it was ending its no-bid deal with the U.S. Postal Service is a ruse.
The AFL-CIO is calling upon President Barack Obama to take action to adjust these failed policies.