Get Vaccinated

There has been a lot of talk over the last few months about vaccination. The pros and alleged cons of taking the vaccine are all over social media and news broadcasts.

1199 endorses Maya Wiley

New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley snatched a labor union endorsement.

SEIU announces support for Black Lives Matter, justice for holding police accountable

SEIU has thrown their support behind the Black Lives Matter movement. The union passed a resolution demanding an end to the “War on Black People.”

George Gresham re-elected president of 1199SEIU

1199SEIU President George Gresham will oversee the union for another three years.

A first step for criminal justice reform

Late last month, Congress passed and the president signed the most far-reaching criminal justice reform in a generation.

Beyond the blue wave

Despite the pundits’ election night pronouncements, last month’s election truly resulted in a blue wave that should fundamentally transform developments in our nation’s capital.

GOTV is central to the resistance

We’ve entered the home stretch of one of our nation’s most consequential political contests. Nov. 6 is a referendum on the regressive policies of the 45th president and his congressional accomplices.

How we can flip the script

In less than two months, voters across the country can begin to lead our nation out of the nightmare of the Trump administration. We would not be exaggerating to call the Nov. 6 election one of the most critical in ...

AFT president blasts Betsy DeVos for reversing Obama rule on for-profit colleges

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is not happy with a new student borrower proposal by the U.S. Department of Education.

Stepping up the resistance

Last month, we learned that corporate tax receipts are near a 75-year low as a share of the overall economy and that the federal budget deficit is increasing far faster than the White House and its congressional allies had predicted.

Labor leaders and activists turn out for immigrants

Whether it was Lower Manhattan or in Los Angeles, labor leaders and activists took to the streets to protest the White House’s immigration policies.

A new rallying point

The last session of the Supreme Court produced a host of decisions that turned back the clock on social, political and economic justice.

The labor movement lives

The labor movement lives

Centrality of Poor People’s Campaign

April 4 marked one of the darkest days in U.S. history: the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout his activist years, Dr. King endured many death threats, but in the last years ...

Toward a more perfect union

Each February we celebrate our achievements and take stock of the progress we’ve made on our long march to freedom.