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    • AFL-CIO Legislative Guide: 112th Congress (2011–2012) 

      AFL-CIO (2011-01-01)
      The AFL-CIO Legislative Guide for the 112th Congress covers the following issues as they relate to labor and public policy: The Economy Freedom to Form a Union Health Care Retirement Security Core Labor Laws, Labor Standards ...
    • Assault on Workers’ Rights 

      Hurd, Richard W. (1994-01-01)
      The cases in this report describe employers' blatant contempt for the rights of workers to voice their opinions in the workplace. Obsessed with retaining unilateral and total authority over their employees, the owners of ...
    • Bargaining Fact Sheet: Elder Care 

      AFL-CIO (2001-04-01)
      Prepared by the AFL-CIO Working Women's Department and the Labor Project for Working Families, this fact sheet details the impact of elder care on a worker along with examples of recently won elder care provisions in union ...
    • Bargaining Fact Sheet: Family Leave and Expanding the Family and Medical Leave Act 

      AFL-CIO (2001-04-01)
      This fact sheet prepared by the AFL-CIO Working Women’s Department in partnership with the Labor Project for Working Families provides background and facts on The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It also provides sample ...
    • Energy Training Partnership Green Jobs SGA Application Guide 

      AFL-CIO (2009-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This is a guide for unions, labor-management organizations, and their allied partners. Produced by the AFL-CIO Working for America Institute and the AFL-CIO Center for Green Jobs, this guide aims to provide an ...
    • Global Fairness 2006: Oman’s Labor Laws Fall Far Short of International Standards 

      AFL-CIO (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The labor laws of Oman simply do not protect the fundamental rights of workers. At this time, Omani workers are unable to form independent unions or to bargain collectively. Instead, the employer decides which ...
    • Now is NOT the Time for the Columbia FTA 

      AFL-CIO (2011-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement is the wrong trade model at the wrong time. Instead of helping workers here or in Colombia, the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement would reward a country with a history of ...
    • Profile of Workplace Safety and Health in the United States 

      AFL-CIO (2012-04-11)
      Prepared by the AFL-CIO Safety and Health Department, the attached document breaks down workplace fatalities, injuries/illnesses, penalties, number of inspectors, years to inspect each workplace, and program, by state for 2010.
    • Seven Immigration Myths and Facts 

      AFL-CIO (2011-01-01)
      The AFL-CIO prepared Seven Immigration Myths and Facts addressing current immigration issues.
    • Tale of Two Cities 

      Pokryszka, Barbara (2015-09-01)
      [Excerpt] I am Barbara Pokryszka - cartoonist, painter, scupltor, poet, Room Attendant in Hilton hotel from 19.05.2008 to 03.06.2012 - I cleaned at least 15 rooms a day which is 3.750 rooms per year, whilst being bullied ...
    • The Employee Free Choice Act: Meaningful Remedies Against Employer Coercion 

      AFL-CIO (2005-04-01)
      Prepared by the AFL-CIO, this fact sheet highlights the elements of The Employee Free Choice Act (S. 842, H.R. 1696), including employee's free choice to form unions and meaningful penalties for employer coercion.
    • When the Paycheck Stops: An AFL-CIO Survival Guide to Unemployment 

      AFL-CIO (2010-01-01)
      This brochure: When the Paycheck Stops: An AFL-CIO Survival Guide to Unemployment, lists resources, advice, and tips on surviving when a worker experiences a loss of employment.
    • Your Rights at Work 

      AFL-CIO (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Working people in America have certain basic legal rights to safe, healthy and fair conditions at work. But many employers—perhaps yours—violate these fundamental rights because they value their profits more than ...