National Survey of Working Women

With the economy in slow recovery, a new wave of attacks on collective bargaining, and a presidential election on the horizon, workingwomen’s voices are now more important than ever.

The new National Survey of Working Women was developed under the guidance of the AFL-CIO Executive Council Committee on Women Workers, key partners and affiliates, and experts throughout the progressive movement. With this tool, we hope to capture a multi-faceted picture of the lives of working women across the country, both union and non-union. Continue reading “National Survey of Working Women”

2015 Member of the Year

Kira Johnson was the recipient of the 2015 Member of the Year award. Kira is an active member and shop steward at UFCW Local 99 in Arizona. She has become a leader not only in her union but in the community as well. She is a fierce advocate for all members and young workers. She is truly passionate about what she does and has become a great union leader. Kira said, “It’s hard to call it work, when you love what you do.” Continue reading “2015 Member of the Year”

2015 Person of the Year

At the 2015 Person of the Year, the UFCW Western States Council recognized California Attorney General Kamala Harris. She is a forceful advocate for working people and a dynamic progressive leader. She is a dynamic leader with a passion for justice a vision for economic and social justice. We thank Attorney General Harris for being a forceful advocate for working people. Continue reading “2015 Person of the Year”