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  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
April 4, 2024 at 6:56 PM

Tax Day Reminder: File Your Taxes for Free with Direct File!

Tax Day is fast approaching, and we wanted to make sure you're aware of an exciting opportunity for Arizona residents. The Biden administration is launching a new tax filing service called Direct File in 2024, allowing eligible taxpayers to file their tax U…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
April 4, 2024 at 6:56 PM

Tax Day Reminder: File Your Taxes for Free with Direct File!

Tax Day is fast approaching, and we wanted to make sure you're aware of an exciting opportunity for Arizona residents. The Biden administration is launching a new tax filing service called Direct File in 2024, allowing eligible taxpayers to file their tax U…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 29, 2024 at 7:35 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 112

john,  Today we shine a spotlight on two remarkable women who are making significant strides in the labor movement, Trish Muir and Cecilia Valdez. Their dedication, leadership, and tireless efforts are an inspiration to us all.  …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 22, 2024 at 8:32 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 111

john,  This week, we're thrilled to spotlight Shay Blodgett, an unwavering advocate, a proud third-generation union member, and a relentless defender of the rights of working individuals. Born in Michigan, Shay's journey into the…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 22, 2024 at 8:32 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 111

John,  This week, we're thrilled to spotlight Shay Blodgett, an unwavering advocate, a proud third-generation union member, and a relentless defender of the rights of working individuals. Born in Michigan, Shay's journey into the…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 110

john,  Today, I want to take a moment to shine a light on two incredible women who've been making a real difference in our community: the Chair and Co-Chair of the Maricopa Area Labor Federation (MALF), Teresa D'Asaro and Dawn Sc…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 15, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 110

John,  Today, I want to take a moment to shine a light on two incredible women who've been making a real difference in our community: the Chair and Co-Chair of the Maricopa Area Labor Federation (MALF), Teresa D'Asaro and Dawn Sc…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 11, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Follow-Up for Citizenship Fair Attendees

Join us in facilitating citizenship for 200,000+ Arizonans! Spread the word and volunteer for our Citizenship Fair on March 30th. john, As we gear up for the Citizenship Fair on Saturday, March 30th, we want to ensure that all att…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 11, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Follow-Up for Citizenship Fair Attendees

Join us in facilitating citizenship for 200,000+ Arizonans! Spread the word and volunteer for our Citizenship Fair on March 30th. John, As we gear up for the Citizenship Fair on Saturday, March 30th, we want to ensure that all att…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 8, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 109

John,  Monday marked a historic moment for the working families of Arizona as Governor Katie Hobbs made a monumental initiative, Affordable Arizona: Tackling Medical Debt for Working Families. This program, developed in collabora…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 6, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Reminder: Arizona AFL-CIO State of the Union Watch Party on Thursday, March 7th!

Join us for the Arizona AFL-CIO State of the Union Watch Party this Thursday! Stay informed and engaged in the political landscape that affects our daily lives as union members. Don't miss out – secure your spot now! john,    Reminder!    Join us for the Ar…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 5, 2024 at 5:29 PM

Invitation to the Arizona AFL-CIO Citizenship Fair!

Join us in facilitating citizenship for 200,000+ Arizonans! Spread the word and volunteer for our Citizenship Fair on March 30th. Learn more. john, We are excited to announce a groundbreaking event aimed at supporting our communit…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 4, 2024 at 9:20 PM

Join Us: March Upcoming Events!

Explore these upcoming events the month of March john,   Here is a list of some great upcoming events the month of March!  If there is an event that you would like to have us uplift, please respond to this email with all information.    …
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 4, 2024 at 9:20 PM

Join Us: March Upcoming Events!

Explore these upcoming events the month of March John,   Here is a list of some great upcoming events the month of March!  If there is an event that you would like to have us uplift, please respond to this email with all information.    …
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 4, 2024 at 7:25 PM

Reminder: AARA Celebrates Women in Organized Labor

In honor of Women’s History Month, AARA invites you to Celebrate Labor Leaders who are making history! john,    In honor of Woman's History Month, the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans extends a warm invitation to join us in celebrating the front line…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
March 1, 2024 at 7:36 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 108

john,  Exciting news has emerged from the front lines of labor rights battles: the recent breakthrough agreement between Starbucks and Workers United, marking a significant milestone in the struggle for fair labor practices withi…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 29, 2024 at 9:30 PM

CANCELED: Arizona AFL-CIO Labor Book Club Meeting- Feb. 29th

We apologize for the last minute cancelation! Good Afternoon Solidarity Readers,? ? Unfortunately we are going to have to cancel our Labor Book Club meeting scheduled for this evening.? ? The Arizona AFL-CIO Labor Book Club is currently undergoing a period…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 29, 2024 at 9:30 PM

CANCELED: Arizona AFL-CIO Labor Book Club Meeting- Feb. 29th

We apologize for the last minute cancelation! Good Afternoon Solidarity Readers,? ? Unfortunately we are going to have to cancel our Labor Book Club meeting scheduled for this evening.? ? The Arizona AFL-CIO Labor Book Club is currently undergoing a period…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 23, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 107

john,  We are thrilled to share groundbreaking news: San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu has secured a $2.1 million deal requiring a major gig economy company to reclassify its workers as employees. This monumental victory und…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 21, 2024 at 7:01 PM

Invitation: AARA Celebrates Women in Organized Labor

In honor of Women’s History Month, AARA invites you to Celebrate Labor Leaders who are making history! john,    In honor of Woman's History Month, the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans invites you to celebrate front line service workers who are making …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 16, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 106

John,  This week's Labor Dispatch was authored by Rasean Clayton, who is the Arizona AFL-CIO Maricopa Organizing Specialist and also serves as the President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute—Phoenix Chapter. Rasean has been a m…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 16, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 106

john,  This week's Labor Dispatch was authored by Rasean Clayton, who is the Arizona AFL-CIO Maricopa Organizing Specialist and also serves as the President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute—Phoenix Chapter. Rasean has been a m…
  Arizona AFL-CIO via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
February 13, 2024 at 5:05 PM

TODAY : Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports John, Happening TODAY at 11 AM! Join in Solidarity with the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), Association of Flight Attendants - CWA, and Asso…
  Arizona AFL-CIO via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
February 13, 2024 at 5:04 PM

TODAY : Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports john, Happening TODAY at 11 AM! Join in Solidarity with the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), Association of Flight Attendants - CWA, and Asso…
  Arizona AFL-CIO via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
February 12, 2024 at 6:39 PM

CORRECTION: Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports John, Correction Made to Pre-Registration Link! Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13th, join AFA-CWA and APFA as they picket to demand that management get se…
  Arizona AFL-CIO via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
February 12, 2024 at 6:39 PM

CORRECTION: Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports john, Correction Made to Pre-Registration Link! Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13th, join AFA-CWA and APFA as they picket to demand that management get se…
  Arizona AFL-CIO via ActionNetwork.org · [email protected]
February 12, 2024 at 5:00 PM

TOMORROW: Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports John, Join in Solidarity! Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13th, join AFA-CWA and APFA as they picket to demand that management get serious about negotiati…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 105

john,  As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, the AZ AFL-CIO would like to recognize Hattie Canty (1933-2012). One of the greatest strike leaders in U.S. history. Hattie successfully bridges the civil rights movement to…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 105

John,  As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, the AZ AFL-CIO would like to recognize Hattie Canty (1933-2012). One of the greatest strike leaders in U.S. history. Hattie successfully bridges the civil rights movement to…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 6, 2024 at 8:52 PM

UPCOMING: AZ AFL-CIO Day of Action at the Capitol 2024

Join us for our 2024 "Day of Action at the Capitol" on Monday, February 19th! John,? ? There's Still Time to RSVP!? ? Join us for our 2024 Day of Action at the Arizona Capitol on Monday, February 19th!? ? Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Executive Secretary-Treasu…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 9:17 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 104

john,  The 29th AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention was historic for several reasons, one of which was the announcement of the AFL-CIO Sports Council. The Council aims to help professional athletes join together to form unions and …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 8:03 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 104

john,  As   In solidarity, Fred Yamashita Secretary-Treasurer Executive Director Arizona AFL-CIO   UPCOMING EVENTS & ACTIONS 2024 Legislative Committee Me…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 8:03 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 104

John,  The 29th AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention was historic for several reasons, one of which was the announcement of the AFL-CIO Sports Council. The Council aims to help professional athletes join together to form unions and …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 7:34 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 103

john,  As we reflect on the recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) annual union density report of 2023, it is an exciting time for the labor movement to see such a significant growth in union membership by 139,00…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 7:34 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 103

John,  As we reflect on the recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) annual union density report of 2023, it is an exciting time for the labor movement to see such a significant growth in union membership by 139,00…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 7:43 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 102

John,  In a compelling address in a newsletter titled "The Daily Brief," AFL-CIO President Liz Schuler unveils the alarming state of the U.S. economy through two reports that expose a troubling narrative of how corporations capit…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 7:43 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 102

john,  In a compelling address in a newsletter titled "The Daily Brief," AFL-CIO President Liz Schuler unveils the alarming state of the U.S. economy through two reports that expose a troubling narrative of how corporations capit…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 17, 2024 at 10:34 PM

Register Now: AZ AFL-CIO Day of Action at the Capitol 2024

Join us for our 2024 "Day of Action at the Capitol" on Monday, February 19th! john,? ? Reserve Your Spot!? ? We would like for you to join us for our 2024 Day of Action at the Arizona Capitol on Monday, February 19th! This event allows union members to make…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 17, 2024 at 10:34 PM

Register Now: AZ AFL-CIO Day of Action at the Capitol 2024

Join us for our 2024 "Day of Action at the Capitol" on Monday, February 19th! John,? ? Reserve Your Spot!? ? We would like for you to join us for our 2024 Day of Action at the Arizona Capitol on Monday, February 19th! This event allows union members to make…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 9:05 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 101

John,  What a momentous week this has been here in Arizona, especially in the realm of labor and workforce development! This Monday marked the commencement of the 2nd Regular Session of the 56th Legislature, where Governor Katie …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 12, 2024 at 9:05 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 101

john,  What a momentous week this has been here in Arizona, especially in the realm of labor and workforce development! This Monday marked the commencement of the 2nd Regular Session of the 56th Legislature, where Governor Katie …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 5, 2024 at 7:29 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 100

John,  What an incredible year 2023 was for Labor—a Hot Strike Summer indeed! Whether it was the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and their UPS Members, the Writers Guild, SAG-AFTRA, or UAW taking on the Big 3, we made hist…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 5, 2024 at 7:29 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 100

john,  What an incredible year 2023 was for Labor—a Hot Strike Summer indeed! Whether it was the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and their UPS Members, the Writers Guild, SAG-AFTRA, or UAW taking on the Big 3, we made hist…
  Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
January 4, 2024 at 10:42 PM

Save the Date: AZ AFL-CIO Day of Action at the Capitol 2024

Join us for our 2024 "Day of Action at the Capitol" on Monday, February 19th! John,? ? Mark Your Calendars!? ? We would like for you to join us for our 2024 Day of Action at the Arizona Capitol on Monday, February 19th! This event allows union members to ma…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 29, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 99

John,  As we bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one, the Arizona AFL-CIO extends our heartfelt wishes for a Happy New Year to our union family. The turning of the calendar is a time for reflection, resolutions, and …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 29, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 99

john,  As we bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one, the Arizona AFL-CIO extends our heartfelt wishes for a Happy New Year to our union family. The turning of the calendar is a time for reflection, resolutions, and …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 22, 2023 at 7:01 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 98

John,  As the holiday season approaches, we want to take a moment to extend warm and festive greetings to each and every one of you. This is a time for reflection, gratitude, and coming together with loved ones. It's also a time …
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 97

john,  In a groundbreaking move that signals a paradigm shift in the relationship between technology and labor, the AFL-CIO announced a partnership with Microsoft aimed at ensuring the future of work is one that not only embraces…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 97

John,  In a groundbreaking move that signals a paradigm shift in the relationship between technology and labor, the AFL-CIO announced a partnership with Microsoft aimed at ensuring the future of work is one that not only embraces…
  Fred Yamashita, Arizona AFL-CIO · [email protected]
December 8, 2023 at 8:51 PM

Arizona Labor Dispatch, Vol. 2, Issue 96

John,  Back in February, more than 100 children were illegally employed in a hazardous job at one of the nation’s largest food safety and sanitation service providers. Then, on July 1st, tragedy struck when a sixteen-year-old los…