Featured News ArticleMaryland Passes Responsible Contracting Law
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Tuesday signed a bill that protects taxpayers by prohibiting private contractors who have broken the law from obtaining contracts... : : MORE
Help CSA Win $10,000
The Community Services Agency is participating in WTOP’s "Click for a Cause" contest next week, in which winners will receive $10,000 in cash while runners-up get radio spots and support from the station. “This is a great chance for financial support and to get the word out about how...
DC LaborFest Adds 3 More Events
Elizabeth Warren, the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, will discuss her new memoir on May 2 at the AFL-CIO, The American Nurse film opens a week-long run on May 8 , exploring some of the biggest issues facing...
Global Labor Film Festival Returns in May
The May 5 DC Labor FilmFest screening of Salt of the Earth is part of the second annual Global Labor Film Festival which showcases the growing worldwide scope of nearly three dozen film festivals focused on films about work...
Solidarity Center Report: How You Can Help Bangladesh Organizers
Bangladeshi union organizer Hasina Akter was talking with garment workers in Dhaka when a group of at least 20 people accosted her and the three other union organizers and a worker leader with her. She and her companions were threatened and beaten, one into unconsciousness. The February...
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
AFT President Randi Weingarten and former Rolling Stone political journalist Matt Taibbi for a discussion of his new book.
Metro Council Delegate Meeting
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‘I Am AFGE’ and Work Inside a Federal Prison
Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than 100 men every day, but these are no ordinary students. She works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates.
Nepal: Sherpa trade union hero reported to be amongst those killed in Everest avalanche
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Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition; Labor Video
Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition April 18—After a four-week boycott led by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., bus companies in New York City agree to hire 200 black drivers and mechanics – 1941 April 19—An American domestic terrorist’s bomb destroys the Alfred P. Murrah Federal...