Call to Action

Across the country, we are seeing a great resurgence in worker organizing. Workers are striking in record numbers and winning uphill battles against corporate giants. To keep this momentum going, we must continue to rise up and demand changes that will lift standards and rights for all workers, with no exclusions. Add your name to ask DHS to protect immigrant workers who take action to make our workplaces safe and fair.

The Building a Better America plan puts working families first by solving problems we face every day. 

The men and women who operate the projectors at Playhouse Square are members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 160. They are masters of their profession, and their technical expertise is a point of great personal pride. Although these projectionists expected they would be employed for CIFF (as they are for every PlayhouseSquare event), they were notified that the film festival would be supplying their own, non-union workers to operate the equipment. Sign the petition to join us in calling for the use of union projectionists. 

The Ukrainian people are in grave danger, fighting for their lives as Russians attack innocent civilians. Donate now to support Ukrainian labor organizations providing on-the-ground assistance through the International Trade Union Confederation.

The AFL-CIO and America’s leading postal unions are launching a joint mobilization campaign to ensure the U.S. Senate passes the Postal Service Reform Act (H.R. 3076). This crucial legislation will support the front-line workers at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) who process, handle and deliver our mail. 

We’ve created three easy ways for our members to take action:

American democracy is under threat today. To save it, we need real democracy in the U.S. Senate. That means passing the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 and the Freedom to Vote Act. Sign your name and then call Senator Portman and tell him to sideline the filibuster, not the hopes, aspirations and representation of America’s people.