A Wave of Worker Activism: In the States Roundup

It's time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations and central labor councils on Twitter.


Alaska AFL-CIO:


It’s the 25th anniversary of FMLA, allowing workers to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave without the fear of being fired. We still have a long way to go to get paid leave for working people.

Arizona AFL-CIO:

California Labor Federation:


This we're honored to celebrate and remember A. Philip Randolph - a true labor & civil rights hero. He was at the center of organizing the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and championed racial and economic justice

Connecticut AFL-CIO:


Want fiscal stability & economic growth? Make significant investments in the state's deteriorating infrastructure, invest in education, debar employers that misclassify their workers, and enact a low wage employer fee. Not helpful? CEOs attacking workers http://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/20180205/PRINTEDITION/302019922 

Florida AFL-CIO:


Labor stands in solidarity with the powerful Latina voices in Florida demanding accessible healthcare and economic justice from our state legislature.

Illinois AFL-CIO:


Re: Arthur Jones, Holocaust denier, neo-nazi on the verge of becoming the GOP nominee in the 3rd congressional district. The Blues Brothers said it best.

Indiana State AFL-CIO:

Iowa Federation of Labor:

Kansas State AFL-CIO:

Kentucky State AFL-CIO:

Maine AFL-CIO:


Amazing group of union members and allies at our 2018 Worker Candidate Training! Learning skills to run, win, and lead. @AFLCIO

Massachusetts AFL-CIO:


Freedom of state and local employees, retirees, and their families to select their health insurance provider has been reinstated! The has been reversed. Thanks to everyone who raised their voices!

Michigan AFL-CIO:

Minnesota AFL-CIO:

Missouri AFL-CIO:

Montana AFL-CIO:

New Jersey State AFL-CIO:


Be there on February 24th to stand up for our middle class values, a living wage, and the right to collectively bargain. Remember to wear your union colors and show your union pride. http://www.njaflcio.org/national_day_of_action_to_support_collective_bargaining_rights 

New York State AFL-CIO:


Mario Cilento, pres. @NYSAFLCIO “Now, more than ever, getting a college education is key to reaching our full potential which will ultimately make our state even stronger. It is time we ensure this opportunity is available to all children and pass the DREAM Act."

North Carolina State AFL-CIO:


Oregon AFL-CIO:

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO:

Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council:

Texas AFL-CIO:

Virginia AFL-CIO:

Washington State Labor Council:


WSLC Executive Board honors Memphis AFSCME strikers with a moment of silence at 2:20 pm

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO:



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