On July 9th, 2024, the Union Veterans Council (UVC) made history by leading a large-scale delegation of union veteran workers to the White House.

Union Veterans are giving Majewski a clear choice: provide the documents or suspend the campaign.

Joint Statement from the Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO  and Pride at Work on President Biden's Pardon of LGBTQI+ Service Members

In the collective pursuit of supporting our veterans, military families, and communities, there is no greater imperative than securing their financial stability. As we navigate the challenges of the new year, the Union Veterans Council underscores a critical matter that strikes at the core of what it means to stand in solidarity with those who have selflessly served our nation—the urgent need to expand the Child Tax Credit.


August 4, 2023

 Union Veterans Council Blast DeSantis' Threats Against Federal Employees and Veterans

Statement by Union Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig On Current Rail Worker Labor Negotiations

Washington D.C.- As Congress begins its deliberations on imposing a contract on railroad workers across the country, the Union Veterans Council (UVC) urges Congress to protect these workers, especially the veterans among them, by voting to provide them with paid sick days, good wages, fair treatment, and vital benefits. 

Union Veterans Council Condemns Antisemitism in New York Congressional District 11 Race

Antisemitic attacks against veteran, candidate and former Congressman Max Rose are unacceptable 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO (UVC), the labor movement’s organization for union veterans, decries the antisemitic, hateful and vulgar attacks against New York Congressional District 11 candidate and US Army veteran Max Rose. 

Following GOP Attempt to Block Bill, President Joe Biden Signing PACT Act into Law a Tremendous Victory for Veterans and Supporters

Today, the Union Veterans Council (UVC) applauds President Joe Biden for signing the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022 into law. The historic bill expands health care coverage for military veterans who were exposed to toxins and burn pits during their service  — a major legislative priority of the UVC since its inception in 2009.

Republican lawmakers have yet again abandoned our troops by blocking the passage of the Sgt. 1st Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act in the U.S. Senate. The historic bill expands healthcare coverage for military veterans who were exposed to toxins and burn pits during their service.

Last week we welcomed home an American patriot who was unjustly deported six years ago. Ivan Ocon, a brave Army veteran, won the right to return to the United States with the support of a powerful network of organizations, including the AFL-CIO; the Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO (UVC); the Deported Veterans Support House; and Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Services Clinic. He was sworn in as a U.S. citizen in a ceremony held in El Paso, Texas, today.