Fighting for Justice for All Workers

Since 1896, the Chicago Federation of Labor has fought for economic, social, and racial justice for all working people in Chicago and Cook County.
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  • Chicago is the Hometown of the American Labor Movement

    The home of the Haymarket Affair, Pullman Strike, and more Local 1’s than anywhere else, Chicago has always been at the center of the labor movement. Learn more about our 125 year history of fighting for workers in Chicago and beyond. Learn More About Us
    300 Affiliated Unions
    500k Union Members
    125 Years in Chicago

    Solidarity Keeps Us Strong

    Together, we fight for organizing, legislative, and political gains for working people in Chicago and beyond. Join us to find out more about our latest campaigns and take action to support working people!