AFL-CIO

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Labor building is pictured in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 2, 2020. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images)
Covid-19 "has demonstrated that not only is the U.S. violating workers' rights, but those violations are resulting in people dying."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The AFL-CIO cannot stand for criminal justice reform, while at the same time...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Reckless. Short-sighted. Dangerous. Unacceptable."

Further

Elizabeth Warren opened the AFL-CIO’s national convention by denouncing a “corporate capture of the federal courts” that has led to the most right-wing, pro-corporate SCOTUS in decades. Followed to its logical conclusion, "you’ll end up with a Supreme Court that functions as a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Business.” Warren vowed to stand with organized labor "at every turn to fight on the behalf of the workers." AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke for many: We need to clone her. “The...