Puzder and Trump’s Cabinet Nominees: Wrong for Working Families
A deep dive into the background of several Trump’s nominees reveals a cabinet with a history of standing against the best interests of working people.
AFL-CIO Calls Members to Action
On a national conference call with Regional, State and Local union leaders and activists, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka laid out the AFL-CIO’s plan of defense against the coming attacks lead by Trump and his toxic cabinet picks.
Take a Stand with Working Families Lobby Corps in 2017
This year, the union members and citizen activists of the Working Families Lobby Corps will be in Tallahassee once again – everyday – to make sure ALL working people in the state are represented fairly.
Get out the vote this weekend, for a better life.
Races across the state are tight in Florida. Up and down the ticket union endorsed working family candidates need our support this weekend to put them over the top.
Make a difference by joining us at one of the following Labor 2016 volunteer events during GOTV weekend! We have canvassing and phone banking opportunities for you to help get out the working family vote in your area.
Keith Perry on Florida’s Water: “It’s Not a Crisis”
Florida’s decades-long water crisis is well documented and getting worse.
Vote NO on Utility-Backed Amendment 1
A wolf in sheep’s clothing, Amendment 1 is a slick, misleading, multi-million-dollar advertising campaign designed to unfairly limit solar energy production and maintain the existing monopoly on electricity controlled by only a few large corporations.
Volunteer to Protect the Vote in Florida
This Election Day you can play an important part in protecting our democracy by becoming a non-partisan Election Protection Volunteer on November 8th!
Rep. Dana Young’s Ties to Mosaic Fertilizer Spell Disaster for Florida’s Water
This behavior follows the larger trend where special interests pollute at will while everyday Floridians pay the price. Why? Because big polluters don’t have to worry about state lawmakers holding them accountable. In this case, it’s Rep. Dana Young (R-Tampa)
South Florida labor and community host citizenship workshops
MIAMI – Ahead of the November elections, a coalition of labor and immigrants’ rights groups is helping South Florida residents become naturalized citizens.
Income Increase In Census Report Is A Boon For Small Business
Small businesses have already begun to feel the impact on their bottom line as incomes surged to near pre-recession levels. The boost in household income is one factor in recently reported increases in consumer spending, particularly in the retail and food service sectors.
Labor unions are alive and well
The Labor Day holiday was unanimously approved by Congress in 1894 to recognize and celebrate the victories and contributions of the American labor movement. Unfortunately, and ironically, the holiday designated to celebrate America’s labor unions is also used by big business special interests and their supporters to denigrate those unions.
Building Worker Power with Immigrant Labor Leaders
The Central Florida AFL-CIO, working with community partners, affiliates and the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) recently launched a leadership development program to empower leaders in the immigrant community to champion initiatives that improve the lives of workers, their families and communities in Central Florida.