Latest Fact-checks on AFL-CIO AFL-CIO stated on April 13, 2020 in a Facebook post: "The Postal Service is not losing money because of Amazon. It’s losing money because in 2006, the Republican-led Congress passed a law forcing it to prepay its pensions for 75 years, which no other corporation does ... Without this law, the Postal Service would be turning a profit.” AFL-CIO stated on July 13, 2011 in a blog posting: Republican redistricting plans cut Democrat Nancy Nusbaum out of "her state Senate district by a half a block." AFL-CIO stated on April 28, 2011 in a news release: "There are not, nor have there ever been, any boycotts encouraged by our organizations." AFL-CIO stated on February 17, 2011 in a television ad: For thousands of public employees, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill would "take away any say they have in the workplace, and eliminate their union." AFL-CIO stated on September 20, 2010 in a campaign mailer.: Marco Rubio "opposes extending unemployment benefits."