West Central Florida Labor Council, AFL-CIO

116,000 union members--both active and retired--from more than 100 unions have made the Tampa Bay area their home.

Composed of delegates from affiliated local unions, our Central Labor Council works to improve the lives of working families right here in our communities and neighborhoods through legislative and political action and organizing support.

We're continuing the use of this space to provide an update on COVID 19 efforts:

In lieu of our regular 3 tiered newsletter, we're using this space to provide information and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic geared toward union members.

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The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.

Recent News

Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

Here's what you need to know this week:

Here's what you need to know this week:

North Carolina workers need a raise. For 11 consecutive years, the cost of living (food, rent, education, childcare) has increased causing our minimum wage to decline in value by 24 percent. Now, a person working full-time while making $7.25 an hour lives thousands of dollars below the federal poverty threshold.