Tag Archives: AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO Adds Trans Protections

The nation’s largest labor union yesterday added transgender employment protections to its constitution. Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: The decision to ban transgender discrimination at its 2013 convention followed the decision of several unions within the federation already to have made the addition of similar nondiscrimination policies into their own policies. The federation is made up of 57 national and ...

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AFL-CIO President: It Gets Better

(Tipped by JMG reader Adam)

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NY Unions Back Marriage Equality

A coalition of New York’s largest labor unions including the AFL-CIO are working with the Empire State Pride Agenda to sway state Senators into the light on marriage equality. Community organizers from the powerful health care union 1199 SEIU and its sister union, building service union SEIU 32BJ, have worked for the past few weeks with the Empire State Pride ...

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