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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.

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)* American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)* American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)* American Federation

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.

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.

The history of America’s labor movement is the story of defying the impossible.

We need a strong and vibrant postal service now more than ever but the vital, quality services we've come to expect are at risk if we don’t act swiftly.

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Early October, President Donna S. Edwards was interviewed by Tom Schimmeck, Journalist for German radio (radio author for Deutschlandfunk • Norddeutscher Rundfunk • Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk • Südwestfunk • Westdeutscher Rundfunk and others).  The show was about Anger in America.

The show actually aired in German but her interview is attached in English.  It was very appropriate for Election 2020. Please listen.

On Wednesday, September 2, President Donna Edwards and Secretary-Treasurer Gerald Jackson spoke to Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) leaders via Zoom about COVID-19 and workplace protections.  Click on the video to hear the conversation.