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Key Initial Task Will be Implementing Biden Task Force Recommendations to Strengthen Veteran membership in Labor Unions 

Washington D.C.

Statement by Union Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig on the AFL-CIO Executive Board vote to recognize the UVC as the 7th official labor constituency group

Through partnership with the Union Veterans Council and greater public investment in federally registered apprenticeship programs, President Biden is working to connect veterans with good careers for life.

Washington D.C. - The Biden administration’s task force on organized labor issued a set of recommendations yesterday that would make it easier for all workers to unionize including veterans.

Statement by Union Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig on Veterans Role in the Fight for Voting Rights

Veterans have defended our rights and freedoms across the globe, and we should not need to defend the fundamental right to vote at home in the United States of America. The choice is clear: now sideline the filibuster and pass voting rights reform.

In response to Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Location Act, Union Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig issued the following statement:

For the first time, to celebrate Veterans Day, the Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO will be launching “Operation Union Veterans Day.''

Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO and U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Labor Day pledge to support Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Military Families.

Union Veterans Council Leads Labor Movement in 

Friday Day of Action to Support PRO Act

 

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.