September 2010

For Workers, Unions Are the Answer

Remarks by AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker, Labor Lives United Conference, Miami, Florida September 04, 2010 I want to acknowledge all of you, and thank you for coming this morning.

For Labor Day – The Face of Labor in the Streets

Original source: TruthOut Report SAN FRANCISCO, CA (9/5/10) This Labor Day the faces in the streets in cities across the U.S. are those of hotel workers, picketing some of the world's most luxurious establishments.

Palinism Will Go Down as an Ugly Word

Remarks by AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka, Alaska AFL-CIO Biennial Convention, Anchorage, Alaska August 26, 2010 Thank you, Vince [Beltrami], for welcoming me here to be with the men and women of the Alaska AFL-CIO. And thank you for giving me the opportunity to join you, my brother, here at your convention.