Parents across America would like to get their children back to school, but also do so in a safe way. In some areas, that has been difficult. The city of Boston recently shuttered public schools after an alarming rise in positive COVID-19 cases.
Unions have always been critical to Democratic electoral success. A big reason Hillary Clinton lost in 2016 was that she bled even a few members in states like Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Joe Biden feels strongly that he can win those voters back. The former Vice President is polling much better in these states. And Biden continued his push to recapture union votes during a Monday virtual event AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.
By Karen Pierog
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a law aimed at addressing the state’s cash-strapped retirement system because it was improperly passed by the Republican-controlled legislature.
United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that if Nissan Motor Co Ltd workers at the automaker's plant in Canton, Mississippi voted now, they would vote in favor of union representation.
Trump is breaking federal law and Trump Hotel Las Vegas is operating illegally. He should accept the federal government’s order and treat his workers with respect.
"Only a fool harbors the ugly thought of breaking unions or tries to deprive working people of the right to join the union of their choice.”
Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.
Witness the reality of the GOP's keep-the worker-down economics and its persistent drive to re-distribute wealth from the bottom to the top
The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income
At an event in Concord, NH today, local and statewide labor leaders endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.
With his poll numbers in free fall, Walker has decided to step up his war on American workers.
Obama defends workers' right to earn the federal minimum wage and overtime protections; something Republicans believe is an abomination
Instead of noting how inept the Bush response to help tens-of-thousands of Americans was, or mourning the loss of 1,800 lives, this sick psychotic conservative hoped that an equally-catastrophic disaster would strike the city of Chicago.
Trump's plan to help U.S. automakers sounds an awful lot like Mitt Romney's underhanded tactics at Bain Capital
If, as privatization "reformers" in Republican, corporate, and Obama Education Department claim that America's public schools are dire failures, then America's wealthy public schools with unionized teachers, and tenure, would be failing and not at the "top of the international charts."
By blocking the workforce's efforts at creating a works council at the Chattanooga plant, Republicans also blocked VW expansion for Tennessee and the entire southern United States.
The latest Pew Research Survey has found that as Republican governors has been busting unions over the last two years, union favorability has risen from 41% to 51%.
With union power waning, governments are implementing workers' rights. It's time to build a national movement built on grassroots efforts.
One of the reasons Republicans drool to end the USPS is that it delivers millions of parcels every single day, and at a low cost that keeps private carriers' (FedEx and U.P.S.) prices in check.
More than 100 Michigan workers welcomed back their lawmakers to the Capitol with shouts of 'Shame!', after they voted to force workers to work for less.