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Effective Friday, September 4 at 5 p.m.: 

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

On Aug. 25 the agency announced it would no longer furlough the 13,400 USCIS employees they planned to at the end of the month.  Read the full story here.

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.”

The 2020 Census is now due by Sept. 30, 2020.

Nearly 90 million households still haven't responded to be counted. It's vital that every household participate.  Visit my2020census.gov online. 

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.

Tri-County Committee on Political Education (COPE), a splinter group of the Metro Washington Council, AFL-CIO has adopted Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO Resolution #9, Workers Bill of Rights.  Details were circulated as follows...........................

Members approved the new, three-year contracts covering motion pictures, television and new media production by a vote of 74.22% to 25.78% with a turnout of 27.15%.  See the full story here.

 

  See the full story here from our brothers and sisters of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO.

A message from AFL-CIO President richard Trumka.............................