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Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>
Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>
Today is Workers Memorial Day, a day we come together to remember working people who died and suffered on the job because of hazardous working conditions. In 2014, 4,821 people died on the job, millions more suffered serious injuries from their work, and thousands more working people become ill from deadly occupational diseases. These deaths are preventable. Read more >>>
The world lost a musical icon yesterday. You'll read about his impact as a musician and an entertainer elsewhere, but let's take a second to look at Prince's career-spanning fights on behalf of working people. Read more >>>
2016 Unionist of the Year Awards Dinner
Friday, April 29, 2016
Oakland Marriott City Center
5:30pm Reception / 7pm DinnerRead more >>>
Good from Bad Water
Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>
The ALAMEDA LABOR COUNCIL has MOVED!!!
OUR NEW OFFICE ADDRESS:
7750 PARDEE LANE * SUITE 105 * OAKLAND 94621Read more >>>
Join us as we celebrate Medicare, our nation's largest and most successful health insurance system serving the healthcare needs of almost 50 million older and disabled Americans. Read more >>>
Interested in becoming a Labor Council Delegate? Ask your union about how to get involved. Your union has recently received our Annual Report, which includes an updated roster of Delegates and information about how Delegates serve.
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