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In the wake of natural disasters across the state, the Missouri AFL-CIO has created the Missouri Working Families Relief Fund to send a message of hope and solidarity to working people in need.

Missouri State AFL-CIO Endorses Candidates for the 2020 Primary Election 

The path to the presidency runs through the labor movement.

Today the AFL-CIO General Board of the 12.5 million-member, 55 union AFL-CIO voted to endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States.

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Missouri State AFL-CIO Endorses Candidates for the 2020 Primary Election 

The Missouri State AFL-CIO is proud to announce our endorsements for the 2020 Primary Election. Endorsements are based on recommendations from the Central Labor Councils and then voted on by the State Executive Board. 

This is the Missouri State AFL-CIO's first round of endorsements for the 2020 cycle, endorsements for the General Election will occur following the August 4th primary.

Missouri AFL-CIO 2020 Primary Endorsements

More than three years after taking office, the administration has never filled the job running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is charged with enforcing workplace safety laws. The $560 million-a-year agency, whose estimated 2,000 inspectors performed 32,020 on-site inspections in 2018, spent months not doing any in-person inspections related to coronavirus, other than in hospitals, said Rebecca Reindel, director of occupational safety and health for the AFL-CIO.

Working people are bearing the brunt of this global pandemic and economic crisis. The physical toll, death, pain, and suffering that Oregon’s frontline and essential workers have experienced is unprecedented.

Coupled with the economic collapse that has exacerbated long-term inequities for low wage workers and BIPOC communities, workers are hurting and they need protections.

Take Action

Stand in solidarity with families going hungry by pledging to fast on August 11 and calling on the Senate to provide much needed relief for laid off workers.

Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.