A Woman's Place Is in Her Union

The Must-Read Stories and Research Behind Women and the Labor Movement

Our members and the AFGE Women’s & Fair Practices Departments fight for equality, dignity and fairness for women in the federal and D.C. government every day.

Why? Because—like our brothers and sisters at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers—we know a woman's place is in her union. 

A Woman's Place Is In her Union  

We know that unions make a difference in the lives of women, their families, and their communities all over the world. So, we decided to find out why. 

Here are the must-read stories and research that explains how unions make a difference for women in America and beyond:                                

Learn the Stories: Photos, Videos, and Heroines  

Get the Facts: The Latest Research 

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