Airport Authority Votes to Return Orlando Airport to Pre-9/11 Era

March 05, 2018

Orlando is the number 1 tourist destination in the country but its airport authority is putting the lives of kids and adults at risk. The Greater Orlando Airport Authority voted to return Orlando International Airport to the pre-9/11 era, where airport security was in the hands of low-paid private screeners with little training and high turnover.

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This Supreme Court Case Could Change Unions Forever

March 05, 2018

The richest 1 % of American households now own 40% of the country's wealth, and they’re fighting tooth and nail to keep it that way. An important case pending in the Supreme Court, Janus v. AFSCME, is an example of how the rich are trying to destroy the labor movement and our democracy. The Court on Feb. 26 heard arguments on the case, and the current makeup of the court could spell bad news for working people everywhere.

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Are You at Risk of This Invisible Injury?

February 26, 2018

February 28 is International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day, and we want to help raise awareness on this invisible, poorly understood injury that affects hundreds of thousands of people every year. Here are a few things you need to know.

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AFGE Participates in National “I AM” Moment of Silence

February 02, 2018

After two sanitation workers were crushed to death on the job on February 1, 1968, 1,300 members of AFSCME stood together and went on strike to demand dignity and respect. Fifty years later, on the anniversary of the accident, over 100 cities across the country came together to recognize this day and honor the courage of the sanitation workers.

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