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.


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

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

100 Days into the 115th Congress

Still Fighting for Equal Pay

Sexual harassment is wrong and it is illegal in the workplace under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Union members stand united to protect your rights in the workplace. 

Just beyond the halfway-mark in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address at a National Press Club Luncheon on April 4, 2017, assessing opportunities around trade and infrastructure that could create jobs, as well as possible threats to workers' rights.

Recent Union Organizing Wins