Latest AFL-CIO News

Correction: SAG Awards-Robert De Niro story

Nov. 13, 2019 3:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Nov. 12 about Robert De Niro being named the recipient of the life achievement honor at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Associated Press reported erroneously the full name of the union. It is the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists....

Union backs Williams, accuses NFL Network of misinformation

Nov. 3, 2019 12:13 PM EST

The NFL Players Association came to the defense of Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams by accusing the NFL Network of using misinformation in an attempt to tarnish the player's reputation. The NFLPA posted a statement on its Twitter account backing Williams and saying it will consider taking action against...

Thailand to seek talks with US on trade privileges loss

Oct. 28, 2019 7:35 AM EDT

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand plans to seek talks with the United States on a decision to end preferential trade privileges on a range of Thai exports including seafood, officials said Monday. Keerati Rushchano, acting director-general of the Commerce Ministry's Foreign Trade Department, said his...

Gase doesn't address Osemele situation; NFLPA offers support

Oct. 24, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Adam Gase is keeping the focus of his team on the field, not the escalating feud off it. The New York Jets coach opted Thursday to not address the standoff between the team and guard Kelechi Osemele, who is having surgery on his right shoulder Friday — whether or not the...

Broncos' puzzle-solving Anderson now Rubik's Cube ambassador

Oct. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

Calvin Anderson has a puzzling talent that goes beyond blocking big defensive lineman. The Denver Broncos rookie offensive tackle has a knack for quickly solving a Rubik's Cube, even if it's behind his back or blindfolded. He's so good, in fact, that Rubik's Cube signed him this week as a brand ambassador...

Sanders-Biden feud ramps up in front of key union audience

Sep. 17, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down on corporate America and strengthen organized labor. But beneath all the agreement at the AFL-CIO...