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The Union Veterans Council and Pride at Work call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military. 

 Washington DC- The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO, and Pride at Work, AFL-CIO call for the immediate reversal of the Trump-era ban on patriotic Americans serving in the military. Banning transgender Americans from volunteer military service is an insult to our troops, the LGBTQ community, and our nation’s founding principles.

The Union Veterans Council is calling on YOU to help us Get Out The Vote on social media this week -- and to show everyone that Veterans are an integral part of the voting process.

The choice in November is crystal clear, but it is up to us to make it to the ballot box. That’s why we’re asking our members to SHOW THEIR SUPPORT by filming short, social media videos about why it’s important for Veterans to vote.

When a union is in a fight, UVC knows how important it is to show up. That’s why we were proud to stand with unionized staffers of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette last Friday. For nearly a decade and a half, these workers have tirelessly covered the news--without enjoying a salary raise. That means that in real terms, these reporters are being paid less today than they were in 2006, an outrage given the current economic crisis.

Union Veterans Council Condemns Racism in Georgia Senate District 23 Race

Racist attacks against veteran and candidate Ceretta Smith are unacceptable

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO (UVC), the labor movement’s organization for union veterans, decries the racist, violent and vulgar attack against Georgia Senate District 23 candidate and Army veteran Ceretta Smith.