Kentucky State AFL-CIO

This holiday season, we are celebrating growing worker power across the Commonwealth and America.

Washington, D.C.— Today, after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment inc

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a two-part series on media bias. Before your webmaster-editor turned to teaching, I was a full-time daily newspaper reporter. While I'm retired from the classroom, I'm still an active journalist and chip in commentary online for Forward KentuckyPeople's World and LA Progressive and for newspapers including the Louisville Courier-Journal and Lexington Herald-Leader. l. I'm happy to meet with local unions--in person or via Zoom--to talk about ways to improve union-media relations.

EDITOR'S NOTE: If you're among the millions of union retirees on Medicare or have loved ones who are, you should be skeptical of these TV commercials touting "Medicare advantage" plans. Our good friend Kay Tillow of Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care sent us these stories that warn against scammers. (Tillow's group meets via Zoom tonight from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

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Millions of undocumented immigrants, who are vital to our economic recovery, still live in fear because of our outdated and inhumane immigration system. It’s time to put an end to this injustice. Tell your senators to pass a budget that includes a broad pathway to citizenship.

We cannot let this moment pass without big change.

The AFL-CIO has a Workers First Agenda for Congress and President Joe Biden. We are ready to work together to pass laws that put working people first. Will you add your name and join us?