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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>

Today is Workers Memorial Day, a day we come together to remember working people who died and suffered on the job because of hazardous working conditions. In 2014, 4,821 people died on the job, millions more suffered serious injuries from their work, and thousands more working people become ill from deadly occupational diseases. These deaths are preventable. Read more >>>

The world lost a musical icon yesterday. You'll read about his impact as a musician and an entertainer elsewhere, but let's take a second to look at Prince's career-spanning fights on behalf of working people. Read more >>>

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

Check out this video of Union Veterans Council Director Will Fischer cutting through the rhetoric and lifting up where GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump really stands when it comes to veterans. Read more >>>

The AFL-CIO released a video today showing firsthand the devastating economic impact the Trans-Pacific Partnership could have on communities across the country. When global companies move jobs offshore to take advantage of trade deals, they not only destroy jobs, they suppress wages, deprive local governments of needed resources and leave working families behind. Read more >>>

Good from Bad Water

Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

 Affordable housing, good jobs at DIA among top issues for endorsement committee Read more >>>

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 CALLING ALL MEMBERS
Come tell Denver City Council candidates your union story!

This Saturday, January 31st
8AM – 11:30AM

Pipefitters 208
6350 Broadway, Denver, CO
Breakfast provided

Get involved. Meet and greet over 25 Denver City Council candidates, some of whom will have a direct impact on your job. Story-telling training starts at 8am. Candidates arrive at 9am.

Please RSVP: Norma Ruth Ryan nrryan@denverlabor.org

The Denver Area Labor Federation in conjunction with First Book provide free books and supplies to more than 250 third graders in Brighton.

As the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council for the Denver Metro Area, the Denver Area Labor Federation represents more than 50,000 union members through its political and organizing programs.

Founded in 1882, the Federation works with local and national labor and community organizations around policies and initiatives in support of worker rights. DALF works closely with the Colorado AFL-CIO in implementing the New Alliance Program for strength and solidarity across our labor movement.

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Its down to the wire in Wisconsin to see whether anti-worker Governor Scott Walker gets to keep his job. Please join us in calling into Wisconsin to make sure that we stand up to people who are willing to put us down. This race will have an impact all over the country.

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