Maine AFL-CIO

 

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Portland Museum of Art Workers Ratify First Contract
  • Support Collective Bargaining Rights for TSA Workers
  • Solidarity Harvest Delivers Nearly 1500 Food Baskets to Mainers in Need
  • Proposed Maine GOP Platform Calls for “Right to Work for Less” Law
  • Maine Building Trades Council Elects Jason Shedlock As President
  • Maine Peonage Law Sent Workers to Jail for Quitting Their Jobs

IN THIS EDITION

  • Maine AFL-CIO Applauds Passage of Build Back Better Act Through US House
  • Update on Bates Workers' Organizing — 3 Ways YOU Can Support Them
  • Nearly 100 Picket Merrill Auditorium to Call for Union Busting to Cease
  • IATSE Members Ratify Contract with Film & TV Producers
  • Harlan Baker’s Labor Play “Jimmy Higgins” — Sat., Dec. 11
  • Have a Union Thanksgiving!
  • Worker Struggles in Saco & the Rise of the Modern Corporation in Maine

Recent News

When Liz Shuler rides on an airplane, she often has an experience that will be familiar to most travelers: Her seat mate asks, "What do you do?"

Five years ago, after saying she worked for a labor union, Shuler said, most people would put their noses back in their books. Today, she's met with reactions like "awesome" and "amazing." 

Union Stagehands to Picket Merrill Auditorium, Demand Fair Contract & Halt Union Busting Tonight, Thurs. Nov. 18, at 5:30pm

Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Congress Passes Historic Investment in Infrastructure & Jobs
  • WMLC President Calls on Collins to Support Build Back Better
  • United Farmworkers Co-Founder Dolores Huerta Supports Bates Workers
  • New Report Recommends Policies to Support & Empower Workers
  • Update on Federal Vaccine & Testing Rules
  • When Mainers Went on Strike for More Free Time

Take Action

Millions of undocumented immigrants, who are vital to our economic recovery, still live in fear because of our outdated and inhumane immigration system. It’s time to put an end to this injustice. Tell your senators to pass a budget that includes a broad pathway to citizenship.

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