North Dakota AFL-CIO

 The North Dakota AFL-CIO is a federation of North Dakota unions working to build power for all North Dakota workers.

GRAND FORKS, ND – Over one-hundred union members from over twenty-five different affiliated unions and guests joined together on June 6th and 7th in Grand Forks for the two-day 60th annual Constitu

On Wednesday, April 24th, a delegation of workers and labor leaders attended the signing of the gubernatorial proclamation at the North Dakota Capitol declaring June 6, 2019 “North

Patt Moon-Updike wanted to be a nurse since she was 9 years old.

On Feb. 15, just days after massive layoffs at Activision Blizzard, the AFL-CIO issued a powerful public statement of support to game developers in the United States. Its message, published in an open letter at Kotaku, was both simple and profound.

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Mick Mulvaney, a millionaire who is President Trump’s acting chief of staff and director of the Office of Management and Budget, awarded himself another job last week: spokesman for labor.

The North American Free Trade Agreement has been a disaster for working Pennsylvanians. But, the way it came about was no accident.

Those in power decided that greed, not justice or fairness, would be the rule of our economy. Corporations were handed free rein to suppress the rights of workers in Mexico, slash wages across North America and destroy livelihoods here at home — anything to fatten their already burgeoning profit margins.

NORTH DAKOTA AFL-CIO 60th CONVENTION

A RESOLUTION OF THE NORTH DAKOTA AFL-CIO, URGING POLITICAL LEADERS SERVING THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO SUPPORT AND/OR HELP DEVELOP LEGISLATION THAT WILL PROVIDE MORE EQUITABLE, EFFICIENT, COMPREHENSIVE, AFFORDABLE, HIGH QUALITY, AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE FOR ALL LONG-TERM RESIDENTS OF NORTH DAKOTA.

WHEREAS, this nation’s Founders established a vision for its citizens to have certain rights that include “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness”; and


NORTH DAKOTA AFL-CIO 60th CONVENTION

A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1919 WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE

WHEREAS:     The 100th Anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike is being celebrated this year, 2019, by our neighbors to the north and our family in union, the Manitoba Federation of Labor; and

WHEREAS:    Mass unemployment of returning soldiers, low wages, inflation, lack of basic labor rights and working class resentment over war profiteering all fueled the class conflict smoldering in Winnipeg in spring of 1919; and

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The new NAFTA is another corporate handout. It won't stem the outsourcing of good jobs or protect the rights of working people. Tell Congress the new NAFTA isn't good enough.

Recently introduced legislation would provide needed protections for health care and social services workers from violence on the job. Tell Congress to support an OSHA workplace violence standard.