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Analysis and information about disparity between executive salaries and other workers, from AFL-CIO.  After tanking our economy, helping to put us in an 11 million job hole and, to top it all off, taking hundreds of billions in taxpayer bailout dollars, the big banks are right back to business as usual: by lobbying against meaningful financial reform.  (See http://www.aflcio.org/corporatewatch/paywatch for more.)


Citizens Trade Campaign (CTC) is a broad and diverse national coalition of environmental, labor, consumer, family farm, religious, and other civil society groups founded in 1992 to oppose the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

The Union Edge Talk Radio Show Mission: Develop a national radio and internet based public affairs outlet for unions and progressives to express their views to the public and build grassroots support for issues that are important to all Working Families.

A multimedia voice for workers

Workers rights in a global economy are indivisible and inallienable human rights.

Advancing Democracy in the American Workplace

Click here for websites and blogs maintained by our affiliated unions.



Wisconsin Labor History Society Website  Our work is to preserve and promote the story of the Wisconsin workers and their unions.

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Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/BIG STEP :  A non-profit public interest organization devoted to family-sustaining jobs in the greater Milwaukee area.

Union Sportsmen's Alliance  The goal of the USA is to create an outdoor hunting and fishing club exclusively for union members and their families with the purpose of actively engaging union sportsmen and women in the ongoing fight to create a better future for hunting and fishing while helping to create their own outdoor community that will extend union member benefits beyond the workplace, into the woods and onto the water.

Recursos en Espanol (Labor Resources in Spanish):

AFL-CIO En Español 

LCLAA Milwaukee

LCLAA International

U.S. Labor Against the War  Our Principles: To protect our members and the lives and livelihoods of working people everywhere, we will advocate, educate and mobilize in the US labor movement for...

Wisconsin Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (WisCOSH)  WisCOSH is the largest, independant, worker-based organization in Wisconsin that makes worker safety and health top priority.  WisCOSH is an independent organization that works closely with the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, labor unions, businesses, individual workers, and other occupational safety and health groups across North America.

This report traces the evolution of the American Right over the past few decades. It covers Right Wing ideology, the development of the New Right beginning in the 1960s, its extensive infrastructure and bold strategy. This report also explains how the Right came to successfully exploit single issues and manipulate religious faith to distract and direct middle class and working class voters to support candidates who are a threat to their economic interests. Hopefully, this summary will encourage a broad discussion on how to effectively challenge and defeat the American Right.

Click here for report in PDF format.

Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) is a national policy center and field laboratory for high-road economic development — a competitive market economy of shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and capable democratic government.

Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans is a voice for retirees and older Americans. Our goal is to educate, energize and mobilize Wisconsin seniors to make a difference through activism. 

This section contains: Legal Resources, Economic Development Updates and Economic Data & Analysis.


The School for Workers is the labor education department of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Continuing Education, Outreach & E-Learning. Our mission is to educate workers and others about issues of concern in the workplace.

The areas of concentration are:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Union Governance & Administration
  • Work Systems Analysis

Click here to see our website...


The LETC plays a major role in helping workers achieve a successful transition to new employment through involvement in Dislocated Worker Programs. The LETC works with employers and unions to provide on-site pre-layoff services to insure a smooth transition for affected workers.

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