Israel-Palestine and the AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO is complicit in the illegal occupation of Palestine by Israel

 

 

Unions around the US are increasingly supporting Palestinians against brutal and illegal Israeli occupation.

Why is the leadership of the AFL-CIO in bed with the Israeli forces then?  Could it be that the AFL-CIO takes its cue from the US government?

 

Its high time that the AFL-CIO starts listening to the rank and file and reposition themselves on the side of history, on the side of the right, on the side of exploited and occupied people of Palestine.

Panel on Jan 27, 2024:  Zionism, The Histadrut, The AFL-CIO & South Africa
After the Washington DC conference, the second LEPAIO conference on the International operations of the AFL-CIO will be held in Philadelphia, PA. Many speakers are lining up for the event. The LEPAIO conference will be on 6/11/22 at 1 PM at The Ethical Society 1906 Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103 ...
Carol Lang
The role of the Israeli trade union federation Histadrut, imperialism, and the AFL-CIO was the focus of a presentation by NYC CUNY professor Carol Lang. She is also a member of the AFT-PSC. The talk was given at the founding conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations which was held in Washington, DC on April 9, 2022 ...
AFL-CIO Leadership tries to block affiliate's vote on endorsing BDS
AFL-CIO silence Although many U.S. unions have enthusiastically answered the call for Palestinian solidarity, the national leadership of the AFL-CIO has remained silent.  Alongside the U.S. government, the AFL-CIO has for decades been one of Israel’s staunchest defenders and a generous financial supporter. Many U.S. labor leaders — including AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union president Stuart Appelbaum, and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randi Weingarten— openly oppose BDS, even as a growing chorus of human rights groups brands Israel as an ​“apartheid state.” “The U.S. labor movement must answer the call of our brothers and sisters in Palestinian unions — and join the rest of the international community — in refusing to give cover ...
US Unions and rank and file are moving towards Palestine and against Israel
AFL-CIO silence Although many U.S. unions have enthusiastically answered the call for Palestinian solidarity, the national leadership of the AFL-CIO has remained silent.  Alongside the U.S. government, the AFL-CIO has for decades been one of Israel’s staunchest defenders and a generous financial supporter. Many U.S. labor leaders — including AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union president Stuart Appelbaum, and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randi Weingarten— openly oppose BDS, even as a growing chorus of human rights groups brands Israel as an ​“apartheid state.” “The U.S. labor movement must answer the call of our brothers and sisters in Palestinian unions — and join the rest of the international community — in refusing to give cover ...
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