Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO


Veteran's Day is more than singing the praises of our Veterans and military for one day.  It is how we treat those who served and are serving and protecting us ev

Former Vice President Joe Biden received more than 77 million votes - breaking the record for most votes ever cast for a U.S. presidential candidate.   U.S.

On Wednesday, September 2 leaders spoke via Zoom to the BMI leaders about COVID-19 and workplace protections.

The Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO asked Hogan in May to issue what’s known as an “emergency temporary standard” — new safety regula

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CWA President Chris Shelton and Executive Director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance Angela Siefer co-authored an op-ed article published in "The Hill" to urge Congress to pass the Moving Forward Act.  

The civil rights community suffered the loss of two giants in the movement— Reverend C.T. Vivian (95) and Representative John Lewis (80). As the nation grapples with protests and demands for racial equality, we remember their unwavering commitment to social, racial and economic justice. Both friends to labor and colleagues of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., their lives were the embodiment of “good trouble, necessary trouble.”

Send a letter to your Representatives and Senators to demand that they fund the front lines so that we can fight the pandemic and re-open our economy. Public service workers are doing their part. Members of Congress need to do theirs.  Click here for the full story and to send a letter.

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Working people deserve real relief from COVID-19, which has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and left millions unemployed through no fault of their own. Tell your senators now is the time for the HEROES Act.

The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.