Indiana State AFL-CIO

 To accomplish our mission of empowering working families - we work to build a movement of working people by helping them join unions, support their right to collective bargaining, improve conditions in workplaces and communities, and strengthen the voice of working families in Indiana in all levels of government. 

One year ago, the Pope addressed Congress for the first time in history. He told our political leaders: “You are called on to defend and preserve the dignity of your fellow citizens in the tireless and demanding pursuit of the common good.” He tried to inspire our better angels.
AFL-CIO president, Richard Trumka, published a new column on Huffington Post. He writes how Hillary roots for working people and why working people are championing her in tonight's presidential debate.
Dear Mr. Trump, 12 years ago, you crossed the IATSE picket line of "The Apprentice," where crew members of your reality TV show were speaking up together to get paid fairly for the work they did on your show.

One night at his UPS job, Tefere Gebre's co-worker handed him some union material. 

Recent News

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 17, 2015
Media Contact: Jeff Harris, Indiana State AFL-CIO, 317.632.9147

INDIANA STATE AFL-CIO ENDORSES JOHN GREGG FOR GOVERNOR

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Representing more than 300,000 working Hoosiers from around the state in more than 800 affiliated local unions, today the Indiana State AFL-CIO officially endorsed John Gregg for Governor.

Based on exit poll data for the 2012 election, over 70% of African American women voted in the election, 65.6% of white women, 62.6% percent of white men and 61.4% of African American men voted in the same election. “The reason why Black women made the difference is because we bring our entire household to the polls with us” said Carmen Berkley, director of Civil, Human and Woman’s Rights, AFL-CIO. “An investment in Black women is an investment in a number of different people within a particular household.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2016
CONTACT: Haylee Brannon, 317-529-9839

Indiana AFL-CIO Endorses Evan Bayh for US Senate Race
ensuring success from top of the ticket down 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 19, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Haylee Brannon | 317-529-9839

Donald Trump is Bad for Working People 

Two Indianapolis-based heating and air conditioning plants, Carrier and United Technologies, announced in February they will be moving operations to Mexico starting 2017 and taking with them 2,100 Hoosier jobs, not to mention hope for their future.

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