Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee

What is the Central Labor Council?

We are more than 20,000 working families in Nashville & Middle TN, represented by more than 40 affiliated local unions and community organizations. We are united for dignity, respect, and fairness on the job and in our community. Join with us because together we're much stronger than we are alone!

For middle Tennessee workers and union members experiencing job loss, hours loss, or economic challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, the following resourc

Music City Construction Careers is excited to announce the next Apprenticeship Readiness Program will take place from January 27 to February 7.

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Recently introduced legislation would provide needed protections for health care and social services workers from violence on the job. Tell Congress to support an OSHA workplace violence standard.

Recent News

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

Working families in Nashville and Kansas City have a question to settle this weekend.  We will see who plays the best football. Pat Dujakovich, President of the Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO, and I are throwing down with a little friendly wager that will go to the winner's favorite charity.  The battle on the gridiron question will ultimately be decided on Sunday afternoon. 

Income for middle-class Americans is growing more slowly than for both top earners and the poor, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The analysis comes two years after President Donald Trump enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a major overhaul in the nation's tax laws billed by the White House as a boon for the middle class.

Several recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board would make it harder for workers to unionize. However, labor unions refused to take these decisions lying down.

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