Working Families United is a coalition of labor unions, including the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, UNITE HERE, the Ironworkers, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Teamsters, and Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) seeking immigrant worker justice. Together, we represent 4 million U.S. workers.
Working Families United and the 4M Union Members we represent, call on the Senate to pass either H.R. 6 or S. 306 ASAP!
April 12, 2021 Senator Chris Van Hollen Senator Ben Cardin Senator Diane Feinstein Dear Senators Van Hollen, Cardin, and Feinstein: On behalf of Working Families United (WFU), a labor coalition created to protect workers with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), we thank you for your re-introduction of S. 306, the SECURE Act. WFU is proud to […]
Working Families United and the four million union members we represent, call on the House to pass the American Dream and Promise Act Now!
March 5, 2021 Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard Representative Nydia Velazquez Representative Yvette Clarke Dear Representatives Roybal-Allard, Velazquez, and Clarke: On behalf of Working Families United (WFU), a labor coalition created to protect workers with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), we thank you for your re-introduction of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act. WFU is proud […]
Working Families United: “Congress Must Protect All Workers Regardless of Immigration Status in the 3rd Coronavirus Package to Safeguard our Health and the Future of Our Economy”
Contact: Rosa Lozano, 443-561-4493, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – As congressional leaders negotiate the third package to provide essential relief amidst the global pandemic, they must protect all workers without exception. Excluding Dreamers, TPS-holders and undocumented populations from testing, medical treatment, and economic relief is unjust, and elevates the risks for all our communities and industries. […]
Familias Trabajadoras Unidas: “El Congreso Debe Proteger a Todos los Trabajadores Independientemente de Status Migratorio en el 3.o Paquete de Estimulo de Coronavirus para Proteger Nuestra Salud y el Futuro de Nuestra Economía”
Contacto: Rosa Lozano, 443-561-4493, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – Mientras los líderes del Congreso negocian el tercer paquete para proporcionar un alivio esencial en medio de esta pandemia mundial, deben proteger a todos los trabajadores sin excepción. Excluir a los Soñadores, TPSeanos y la población indocumentadas de tener acceso a examines del Coronavirus, el seguro médico […]
TPS Holders Urge 9th Circuit to Maintain Injunction Preventing Trump Administration from Terminating the Legal Status of 400,000 People
Hundreds Rally Outside Courthouse to Defend the Rights of TPS-Holders, Keep Families Together and Advocate for Permanent Protections Press Conference Livestream Available here: Photos from Rally Available at http://bit.ly/2Kxxmoq Pasadena, CA – On August 14, at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, TPS holders defended the preliminary injunction which prevents the government from terminating their humanitarian […]
Working Families United Members Condemn Acts of Terror in El Paso and Mississippi.
Solidarity, not division, is always what moves workers forward. As working people in El Paso and Mississippi mourn, recover, and organize in the wake of the white supremacist attack and the ICE raid of 680 workers in poultry plants, including two represented by United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, (UFCW), the members listed below […]
Working Families United Cheers Passage of Dream and Promise Act in the House, Calls for Swift Passage in the Senate
In response to the passage of the Dream and Promise Act (HR6) in the House of Representatives, Working Families United issued the following statement: “The Dream and Promise Act keeps our members safe, keeps our industries working, and keeps our nation’s values intact. The bill has wide support from labor and business, the immigrant rights […]
Dream and Promise Act Means Stable Futures for Union Members
Since the Fall of 2017, a new coalition of unions, Working Families United, representing four million workers across the country has fought together to win stable futures for their members with an immigration status called TPS which offers them protection from being expelled to countries where their lives would be in danger due to natural […]
Working Families United To Congress: Pass the Dream Act and Promise Act As-Written and ASAP.
For immediate release Ahead of markup this week, the Working Families United coalition representing four million union workers sent a letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee in full support of the Dream and Promise Act (HR 2821 and HR 2820). Labor unions formed the Working Families United coalition in the Fall of 2017 […]
Labor Unions: Senate DREAM Act Should Be Common Sense
Permanent Protections for Dreamers, DED, and TPS Holders is a Top Issue for Labor. It’s Right for the Country, Right for the Economy, and the Right Thing to Do. In response to Senators Durbin and Graham introduction of the DREAM Act ensuring permanent protections for qualifying immigrant youth, the Working Families United coalition issued […]