Liz Shuler

Liz Shuler is the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO, the second-highest position in the labor movement. Shuler is a graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism and serves as the chief financial officer of the AFL-CIO, overseeing operations and a multitude of issue campaigns and programs. She is a leading voice in the future of work debate, advocating that technology must be used as a tool to improve the lives of all working people. Shuler is the first woman elected as the federation’s secretary-treasurer, holding office since 2009.  She represents the AFL-CIO on the boards of the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, the International Trade Union Confederation, the National Women’s Law Center, and the Solidarity Center, among many others.