What We Care About
“A fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work” is not just the motto of the AFL-CIO, it is the primary objective of the labor movement, trade unions and other workers’ groups — to increase pay, and adopt reasonable hours of work.
A majority of Americans say it is the government’s responsibility to enure all Americans have health care coverage, and according to a new national survey by Pew Research Center, a growing share now support a “single payer” approach to health insurance.
Access to affordable education and training is the gateway to a lifetime of economic and social mobility. All over America, millions of hard-working families agonize over financial choices because of the prohibitive cost of college and trade schools.
Investing in America by investing in people and high-quality infrastructure projects produces substantial economic, social, and environmental benefits while laying the foundation for a productive, sustainable economy for the 21st century.
The 2018 Cincinnati AFL-CIO COPE Dinner is sizing up to be a momentous event with Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the eldest child of the late U.S. Senator and Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy as special guest and Keynote Speaker. Another featured guest will be Betty...read more
What Makes You Eligible for Medicare By RetireMEDiQ To be eligible for Medicare, there are certain requirements you must meet. You qualify for full Medicare benefits if: You are 65 or older You are a permanent legal resident who has lived in the United States at least...read more
By RetireMEDiQ Because of the close relationship between Medicare and Social Security, people often get these two programs confused. Although there are connections between Medicare and Social Security, they are actually two separate government programs. Working with...read more
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend is Director of the Retirement Security at the Economic Policy Institute. She Founded the Center for Retirement Security at Georgetown University where she is a Research Professor. She has served with distinction in both the private and public...read more
Pending legislation on Capitol Hill could lead to a total dismantling and privatization of the health care system our veterans want and need. We need you to pick up the phone and call your lawmaker at 833-480-1637 and tell them you strongly oppose to the VA MISSION...read more
Part I in a series By: John Zurick Founder/President, Zurick Artificial Intelligence, LLC It was my privilege recently to attend a lecture/demonstration in Florida by naturalist, Otter John. Included in the menagerie of his wild companions was a three-year-old...read more