Standing Together for Equality

Ending Discrimination and Workplace Inequities

WHEREAS, organized labor joined its allies in the civil rights movement to secure passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; and WHEREAS, the union movement has fought long and hard to end discrimination and to bring real equality to the workplace as well as in housing, credit, public accommodations […]

Pride at Work Organization

WHEREAS, the strength of the labor movement has long been its ability to bring together diverse people around a common goal – that of improving the lives of workers; and WHEREAS, each and every union has lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members; and WHEREAS, our members in the lesbian, gay, […]

Standing Together for Equality

As trade unionists, we believe in inclusion and equality. While great strides have been made in recent years, basic rights remain unsecured and virulent right-wing homophobia remains commonplace. On June 26, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas’s “Homosexual Conduct” law, which criminalized consensual sex between gay couples and […]