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    • AFL-CIO Legislative Guide, 2009 

      AFL-CIO (2009-01-01)
      The AFL-CIO Legislative Guide for 2009 addresses federal issues and pending legislation around organizing, bargaining, economic recovery, workplace issues, health care, and labor law.
    • 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 ...
    • Housing and the American Dream: Unions Have a Role; So Does Government 

      Parente, Frank (1995-10-01)
      [Excerpt] The American Dream of home ownership is slipping from the grasp of working people. Decent and affordable apartments in locations near to work and the amenities of life are also harder to find. The 1980’s and ...
    • Human Rights and Workers’ Rights in the United States 

      Compa, Lance A. (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Over the past 50 years, a comprehensive body of international law has affirmed human rights to which all workers are entitled, including the right to form unions and bargain collectively. Although the U.S. ...
    • Manufacturing Insecurity: America's Manufacturing Crisis and the Erosion of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base 

      Yudken, Joel (2010-09-01)
      [Excerpt] The purpose of this report, conducted by High Road Strategies, LLC (HRS) of Arlington, VA is to examine the extent of this unraveling, and the resulting weakening of America’s defense industrial capacity in the ...
    • 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.
    • Protecting Your Home From Foreclosure 

      AFL-CIO (2013-01-01)
      This brochure prepared for working families by the AFL-CIO details steps in the foreclosure process, alternatives to foreclosure, and ways to protect individual rights for those facing foreclosure.
    • Protecting Your Home From Foreclosure 

      AFL-CIO (2013-01-01)
      This flier prepared for working families by the AFL-CIO details the steps in the foreclosure process, alternatives to foreclosure, and ways to protect individual rights during foreclosure.
    • Seven Immigration Myths and Facts 

      AFL-CIO (2011-01-01)
      The AFL-CIO prepared Seven Immigration Myths and Facts addressing current immigration issues.
    • Stop the Foreclosure Crisis: Make Wall Street Banks Pay 

      AFL-CIO (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Owning a home used to symbolize what it means to achieve the American Dream. But for millions of homeowners, that dream was dashed by the abuse, fraud and lawlessness of Wall Street banks. This chain of misconduct ...
    • 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 ...