The AFL-CIO’s Capital Stewardship Program gives workers a voice in the capital markets by leading corporate governance shareholder initiatives and advocating for legislative and regulatory reform.
March 14, 2012 - The AFL-CIO Executive Council issued a statement opposing the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act” because it would not create jobs but would weaken the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to protect investors and put workers’ retirement savings at greater risk of fraud.”
March 8, 2012 - In a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the AFL-CIO urged Representatives to oppose the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act” because it would reduce regulatory protections critical to safeguarding the workers’ retirement savings while having no impact on job creation.”
February 29, 2012 - The AFL-CIO wrote the Senate Banking Committee to express opposition to a variety of "capital formation" bills that will weaken investor protections.
Jan. 18, 2012 - The AFL-CIO urged the SEC to require companies to disclose their corporate political contributions .
January 13, 2012 - AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka spoke at the CERES Investor Summit on Climate Risk & Energy Solutions on the need to invest in energy efficiency retrofits and infrastructure development.
December 12, 2011 - The AFL-CIO hosted an Americans for Financial Reform conference on Executive Pay and the Dodd-Frank Act in Washington, D.C.
December 2, 2011 - At the White House, the AFL-CIO, AFT and BCTD committed to work to invest an additional $150 million in energy-efficient retrofit projects.
Thanks - Your submission was sent!