Goverment Notes

A. F. L. C. I. O. American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations. This are unions that work to ensure that all people who work receive the rewards of their work such as decent paychecks and benefits, safe jobs, respect and fair treatment. They provide an independent voice for working families and ways for working people to be actively engaged in politics and legislation. They also work with federations of unions in other countries toward global social and economic fairness.

An issue that AFLCIO shows says a good job that pays wages to support our families and a strong economy that enables everyone to attain and maintain a middle class life are the foundations for a healthy nation and fundamental for America’s working families. But so many more elements affordable health care, retirement security, quality education for our children, job safety and civil and workplace rights are essential for all working people. 1. Since 1857, N. E. A-National Education Association has crusaded for the rights of educators and children.

They say every child deserves a quality education. They also work on projects like Democracy Day and 2010 Census. This is a strong, united team is making a difference for America’s children. Some issues are no child left behind act, professional pay, education funding, minority community outreach, dropout prevention, achievements gaps, charter schools, child nutrition’s. College affordability, common core state standards, educator tax relief, health care reform, higher education, pension protection, reading, school safety, social security and vouchers.

In legislative action center In support of common issues and public education . Reference center research reports reviewing data on educational issues and policy papers concerning NEA members, educators, and the public school community. 2. The A. C. L. U American Civil Liberties Union is a nation’s guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

A. C. L. U has done some campaign such as protecting civil liberties in the digital age, keep America safe and free, safe communities fair sentences and defending targets of discrimination to name a few. They protect rights such as the first amendment which allows freedom of speech, freedom of press, and freedom of religion. The right to equal protection, the right to due process, and the right to privacy.

The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color, women lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities. 3. N. A. A. C. P-National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. They ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race based discrimination. They also ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

The objectives of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of all citizens, to remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes, to seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights, to inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination and to educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.

Some issues are media diversity, federal advocacy, legal department, justice, education and civil engagement to name some of them. 4. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the preeminent US manufacturers association as well as the nation’s largest industrial trade association, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. The NAM’S world class staff of policy experts provides unmatched access and information on the key issues affecting business and bottom line.

They are the front lines of a wide range of policy battles, from health care reform and labor relations to energy and the environment to trade policy and taxes. The policy issues are employment& Labor, energy & climate, healthcare, infrastructure, legal & regulatory, trade, trade regulation. The employment labor policy for manufacturers, workforce development for manufacturers and employment policy.

The NAM’S mission is to be the voice for all manufacturing in the United States, to inform le legislators, the Administration, the media, policy influencers and the public about manufacturing’s vital leadership in innovation, job opportunity, technological progress and economic security. They also are a respected and focused partner in achieving an economic environment that encourages the expansion of manufacturing in the United States and strengthens our global leadership.