Denver Area Labor Federation

 

More workers were involved in strikes and other labor disputes in 2018 than at any point in the past three decades, fueled by widespread teacher protests last spring, according to data releas

Gebre was still a boy when he was forced to flee Ethiopia, a country that suffered political turmoil and famine during the 1980s.

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Tell Mayor Hancock you support his initiative to set a minimum wage for Denver's employees to $15/hour, because anyone working full time deserves a wage that lets them make ends meet. 

You need to let your Colorado State legislator know to vote YES on H.B. 1034which is the rail safety bill ensuring two person crews on every train in the State of Colorado

Please join us at the Colorado State Capital on Wednesday January 30th, 2019 at 11:30 in the basement so that we can organize before we head to the committee room to show our support for HB 1034. We need to pack the room with our supporters!

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I understand why it would be insane to spend even a day without controllers, troops, Transportation Security Administration screeners, Coast Guard officers, FBI and Border Patrol agents and a laundry list of other truly essential workers employed by the federal government. What I don’t understand is why we tolerate a system that lets elected officials fail to do their one real job — funding the government — with no consequences for anyone in power.

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral.

The longest government shutdown in American history is over for now. On Friday afternoon, Donald Trump announced a deal to reopen government for the next three weeks. The short-term appropriations measure notably includes no funding for his beloved border wall — or steel slat fence, or smart wall, or whatever else he decides to call it in the future.

When women and our allies unite, we build power. That’s true in mass marches and on the job.

“I never realized how strongly unionizing and feminism go together,” registered nurse (RN) Suzanne Levitch, 33, of Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, tells Teen Vogue. “There’s not really another way for workers, especially women workers, to be treated fairly.”