Trending National Issues

While the Alaska AFL-CIO remains focused on issues at the local level, we recognize that national policies and actions affect working Alaskans as well. Check here for the latest news on national issues.


Wage Theft

May 10, 2017: Newly published study find employers steal $15 billion a year from their employees by failing to pay the minimum wage.

AFL-CIO's New CEO Paywatch Report

Coal Miners' Overdue Win

New Study Shows "Right-To-Work" Harms Workers

100 Days into the 115th Congress

Do Overstressed and Overworked Ph.D. Students Need an Academic Union?

Still Fighting for Equal Pay

April 4th, 2017 remarks to the National Press Corp. by President Trumka

The 2017 Death on the Job Report

Recent Union Organizing Wins