Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO


Celia and her coworkers have been working to get Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to recognize the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke with CBS News before the second presidential debate in St.

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Who We Are:

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO is a federation of over 100 individual unions, representing almost 200,000 working men and women in Philadelphia. The AFL-CIO represents workers in every sector from educators to welders, refinery workers to federal employees.

What We Are Seeking:

While Donald Trump continues to excoriate immigrants from South and Central America, the AFL-CIO is ramping up programs to help them unionize and gain political power. A forum recently held in Washington, D.C., highlighted what the labor movement will be doing to provide Latina working women with the tools they need to win better standards of living and security for the future.
At a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump asks the audience how many are union members. Somehow, he's surprised to find "not many." That's because union members know Trump is wrong for working families.
A Newsweek investigation has found that in at least two of Donald Trump’s last three construction projects, Trump opted to purchase his steel and aluminum from Chinese manufacturers rather than United States corporations.