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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Please take the time to listen to this important documentary about “The Fire that Changed America” and the early history of unions. Unions have made working conditions in the US, Canada, Europe and World a far better place to live and work.  This is episode 1 of 5, can access the other episodes from American […]

We Need a Better NAFTA (AFL-CIO) For more than a quarter century, North America’s working families have raised our voices for a better trade policy. The defenders of corporate-dominated trade rules too often portray trade as an end in itself. But trade is not an end, it is a means. Trade policy must be judged by whether it leads to […]