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Last week we welcomed home an American patriot who was unjustly deported six years ago.

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

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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.

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.''