Learn about union issues in California and around the world

California

  • California Labor Federation The state umbrella organization for AFL-CIO-affiliated unions in California.
  • Labor Project for Working Families Download resources, reports and publications on organizing, bargaining, and advocating for family-friendly workplace programs and policies.
  • Voters Inured at Work Serves injured workers and their families by providing a voice for changing workers’ compensation laws and educating the public about problems experienced by injured workers.
  • Young Workers’ Health and Safety A resource network that helps prevent California's young workers from being injured or killed on the job.

National

  • AFL-CIO The umbrella organization for all unions in the United States that are affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
  • American Federation of Teachers The online home of CFT’s national affiliate, the AFT, with 1.4 million members.
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women A national organization affiliated with the AFL-CIO that offers valuable resources for female unionists.
  • The Association for Union Democracy The only national, pro-labor, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of democratic trade unionism in North America.

International

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Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate
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CC Presidents Resize

Accreditor on way out 
Community colleges win as ACCJC loses
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SF City College faculty strike
Community support strike for education students deserve
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CALENDAR  

5/23 Last day to register to vote
5/31 Last day to request vote-by-mail
6/7 Statewide Primary Election
6/11 Executive Council
6/20 Union Summer School