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Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century, yet only one in 10 workers are members of unions today. How can both be true?

Ivanka Trump took the stage at CES on Tuesday to muted reception. Forty minutes later, she left to robust applause.

After a quarter century of suffering under the failed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and 18 months of hard-fought negotiations, the American Federation of Labor and

Despite its setbacks, or perhaps because of them, organized labor has an energy level that AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says he hasn’t seen before in his 50 years with the movement.

Recent News

The annual Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Community Services Conference will be held March 12, 13, and 14 at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club. The conference will open with a plenary/general session at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. Registration will be available that morning beginning at 10:00 a.m.

**Details regarding the registration fee, lodging, and related matters can be found here. **

Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, released the following statement announcing the Wisconsin AFL-CIO endorsement of Judge Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court general election on April 7, 2020.

The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO is proud to announce our endorsement of Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice in the spring general election on April 7, 2020.

Click here to get involved with our Labor 2020 voter outreach program to elect our next Supreme Court Justice and local labor endorsed candidates throughout the state.

Zunker will stand up for the rights of working people in Wisconsin

Statement by Wisconsin AFL-CIO President Stephanie Bloomingdale announcing the endorsement of Tricia Zunker for Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District in the May 12, 2020 general special election. Zunker is running to fill an open seat left vacant with the resignation of former Congressman Sean Duffy.

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