Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO

 

On Tuesday night, March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step, by voting 225-206 to pass the Protect the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”).

In one of the strongest pro-union displays ever from a sitting president, President Joe Biden posted a video showing his support for Amazon workers in Bessamer, Ala., who are organizing to join the

Amazon workers protest as they seek to unionize (photo, Jennifey Conley/Common Dreams)

Tell Congress and President Biden: Put workers first!

Working people are the foundation of this country.

Recent News

A five priority guide for nuturing students' learning now and beyond COVID-19.  Read more here

Members of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) who perform live music for shows on ABC, CBS and NBC have ratified a new contract that provides streaming residuals for the first time.

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)* American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)* American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)* American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA)* American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)* American Federation of Teachers (AFT)* American Postal Workers Union (APWU)* American Radio Association (ARA)* Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM)* Baltimore-DC Building Trades Council (BDCBT

Maryland COVID-19 vaccine priority groups

Maryland will distribute the vaccines to five different priority groups based on relative risk of exposure or developing serious illness.

Take Action

Two pieces of legislation will take an important step toward fixing our unjust immigration system by providing permanent protections to vital members of our communities and our unions. Call your senators and urge them to support the Dream Act (S. 264) and the SECURE Act (S. 306) today.

Working people need laws that protect our rights to organize, keep us safe at work, and advance racial and economic justice. Tell our elected leaders to pass laws that put working people first.