The union said Brett Voorhies was re-elected during its three-day convention that wrapped up Wednesday in Indianapolis.
Big business and labor both support legislation that would let companies cut workers’ hours during downturns but let the employees collect partial unemployment. But Gov. Mike Pence’s administration says it would be expensive to implement and so the bill will die.
The state's labor movement needs to revitalize itself at the community level and get more labor-friendly candidates elected to office, the new president of the Indiana State AFL-CIO said Wednesday.
The Indiana State AFL-CIO has elected a new president, replacing the labor union's leader who directed its unsuccessful campaign to block passage of the state's right-to-work law.
The president of Indiana AFL-CIO is promising union members will not disrupt the Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis after efforts to block right-to-work legislation failed.
The ads encouraging Hoosiers to ask lawmakers to oppose the controversial legislation are paid for by Indiana’s AFL-CIO.
Organizers from the AFL-CIO say the rallies in 13 locations around Indiana are part of a national effort seeking support for congressional action to shore up the struggling agency.
The head of the Indiana AFL-CIO says protecting the unemployment benefits paid to jobless workers will be among the union organization's top priorities during the state Legislature's session.