Serving Monroe, Owen, and Greene Counties

Organized Labor

Partnership Between United Way and Organized Labor

Since 1946, the AFL-CIO and United Way Worldwide have enjoyed a cooperative relationship through which they and local United Ways provide services to members of organized labor, their families, and their communities. This partnership has positively impacted hundreds of local families.

Our AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison supports local union members:

  • Trains union members to assist co-workers with information about available local services and making referral to appropriate organizations.
  • Provides information and referral to those who don't know where to turn.
  • Assists workers who have lost their jobs.
  • Maintains and funds (with the help of organized labor and the community) an account at the Hoosier Hills Food Bank where union members and their families can obtain food assistance.

Read more about the AFL-CIO  and United Way Worldwide partnership here (pdf download).


Additional Resources:

Community Services Network
Connect with the Community Services Network in your area using the People Who Help Directory (pdf download). There are approximately 160 AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison throughout the US ready to serve and assist people in their respective areas.


Surviving Unemployment
When the Paycheck Stops provides step-by-step help for surviving unemployment. (Download a pdf in English or Spanish.)

Protecting Your Home from Foreclosure
For many working families, their home is their largest financial asset. But for a growing number of us, our home is only a paycheck away from being threatened by foreclosure. Learn more about avoiding foreclosure.


If you are a union family and need assistance, please contact AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison Liz Feitl.

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