The AFL-CIO is the umbrella federation for U.S. unions, representing more than 12 million working men and women.


The AFL-CIO is home to several workshops of the Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Program.

Traveling to the AFL-CIO

  • Air – Reagan National Airport (DCA) offers the most convenient airline access to the AFL-CIO and downtown Washington, DC. From the airport, take the metro to McPherson Square or Farragut West station.
  • Train – The AFL-CIO is accessible by Amtrak (Union Station) and then Metro (McPherson Square or Farragut West stations).
  • Car – The AFL-CIO is located in downtown Washington, DC across from the White House. There is limited street parking but there are several parking garages in the area. Expect to pay about $21 per day to park at a garage.

Nearby Unionized Hotels

Beacon Hotel
1615 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20036
AFL-CIO Rate (as of 2013): $206/night
Reservations: (202) 296-2100 or (800) 821-4367

The Hay-Adams
800 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
AFL-CIO Rate (as of 2013): $240/night
Reservations: (202) 638-6600

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815 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
Ph: (202) 637-5000 |