Increase in Minimum Wage is Now in Effect

Minimum Wage Increases Today

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The Alaska AFL-CIO has made it's endorsement for Alaska's Governor

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Stop the Closure!

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Alaska Named One of the Top 5 Most Dangerous States to Work

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HB 384 is Not the Way to Raise the Minimum Wage!

The Alaska AFL-CIO and it's members have been doing something extraordinary - asking the state Legislature to not raise the minimum wage.

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Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil

In the past 20 years, the US economy has grown nearly 60 percent. This huge increase in productivity is partly due to automation, the internet, and other improvements in efficiency. But it's also the result of Americans working harder—often without a big boost to their bottom lines. Oh, and meanwhile, corporate profits are up 20 percent.

Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil

In the past 20 years, the US economy has grown nearly 60 percent. This huge increase in productivity is partly due to automation, the internet, and other improvements in efficiency. But it's also the result of Americans working harder—often without a big boost to their bottom lines. Oh, and meanwhile, corporate profits are up 20 percent. To get the full story go to: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2011/06/speedup-americans-working-harder-charts

This Labor Day Alaska’s Labor Movement Prepares for November Battles

Working people standing together across Alaska are ready for what will be the most important election for the middle class in Alaskan history.  Through the leadership of the Alaska AFL-CIO, which represents over 60,000 members, the labor movement is equipped to make a huge impact in the direction our state is heading.

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