Fred Redmond

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Fredrick D. Redmond is the secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO. At the AFL-CIO Convention in June 2022, he was unanimously elected to the position as the highest ranking African American officer in the history of America’s labor movement. For decades, Redmond served the United Steelworkers (USW) in various staff and leadership roles, assisting local unions, developing and conducting training programs, and bargaining contracts.

He spent his entire life fighting for racial justice in the workplace and throughout our
communities, including serving as chair of the AFL-CIO Task Force on Racial Justice, a
body focused on taking concrete action to address America’s long history of racism and
police violence against Black people.