Broward County AFL-CIO

 

The AFL-CIO Executive Council today elected Liz Shuler, a visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, to serve as president of the federation of 56 unions and 12.5 million members. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation. The Executive Council also elected United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Fred Redmond to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer, the first African American to hold the number two office. Tefere Gebre will continue as executive vice president, rounding out the most diverse team of officers ever to lead the AFL-CIO.

Our brother and leader Richard Trumka passed away on August 5, 2021, at the age of 72.

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The Florida AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Senator Perry Thurston in the special election for Congressional District 20.

Senator Thurston has been a tireless champion for Florida's working people and we know he will continue the fight for working families in Washington, D.C.!

Twenty years ago today, on a Sunday afternoon in Brookwood, Alabama, 32 coal miners descended 2,000 feet below the ground into the Jim Walter Resources Blue Creek No. 5 Mine for a routine maintenance check.

Flying into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport recently, I spotted the ramp workers on the tarmac, busily unloading bags and doing safety checks on the plane in 115 degree heat. Most passengers were anxious to deplane, ready to head to baggage claim, not giving a second thought to the work happening all around them to make their journey happen.

The Florida AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Senator Perry Thurston in the special election for Congressional District 20.
Senator Thurston has been a tireless champion for Florida's working people, and we can count on him to stand up for working families in Washington.

Perry Thurston Campaign Website

Special Elections
U.S. House of Representative District 20