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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, President Donna Edwards and Secretary-Treasurer Gerald Jackson spoke to Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI) leaders via Zoom about COVID-19 and workplace protections.  Cli

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.

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 Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO asked Hogan in May to issue what’s known as an “emergency temporary standard” — new safety regulations to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus, such as requiring distancing and masks.

“We’ve had no response,” state and D.C. AFL-CIO President Donna S. Edwards said Wednesday.

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.

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...........................

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