Unions

Biden’s Support For Unions Results In Record Worker Pay Increase

Biden’s Support For Unions Results In Record Worker Pay Increase

President Biden has been a loud and vocal supporter of unions, and his support has resulted in a record pay…

4 weeks ago

Unions Just Keep Winning Under Joe Biden

President Joe Biden celebrated a victory by the culinary union in Las Vegas, which is the latest in a series…

5 months ago

Biden And Unions Team Up To Pull The Rug Out From Under Trump In Michigan, Pennsylvania, And Wisconsin

Biden moved to solidify his union support before Trump can even get started in the key states of Michigan, Pennsylvania,…

10 months ago

Bernie Sanders And Unions To Hold Working Class Rally To Fight Corporate Greed

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is teaming up with some of the nation's biggest unions to fight against corporate greed.

2 years ago

Opinion: To Really Save Democracy, Democrats Must Rally Behind Biden’s Labor Advocacy

On the whole, as a culture, we don’t speak much of the nation’s failure to extend democracy and civil rights…

3 years ago

Unions Are Dying…Here’s How to Fix Them (And Why You Should Care)

The broader question is, after years of decline, do unions have a future? And  should the vast majority of Americans…

3 years ago

Opinion: Rob Portman’s Announced Departure Exposes Myth Of The “Principled Republican”

We keep hearing about splits in the Republican ranks between those who have sold their souls to the extremist arm…

3 years ago

Betsy DeVos: We Need to Reopen In-Person Learning in “Every Possible Situation”

Parents across America would like to get their children back to school, but also do so in a safe way.…

4 years ago

The Strongest Labor President Ever: Biden Makes his Pitch to Unions

Unions have always been critical to Democratic electoral success. A big reason Hillary Clinton lost in 2016 was that she…

4 years ago

Kentucky Supreme Court tosses Republican pension law

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a law aimed at addressing the…

5 years ago

UAW head believes U.S. Nissan workers would vote for union now

United Auto Workers president Dennis Williams said on Thursday he feels "very strongly" that if Nissan Motor Co Ltd workers…

7 years ago

Anti-Union Hero Trump Busted For Violating Federal Labor Laws

Trump is breaking federal law and Trump Hotel Las Vegas is operating illegally. He should accept the federal government’s order…

7 years ago

With Trump Leading the GOP Today is Republicans’ “Anti-labor Day”

"Only a fool harbors the ugly thought of breaking unions or tries to deprive working people of the right to…

8 years ago

Rauner Tells Illinois Democrats if They Won’t Punish the Taxpayers, He Will: Part II of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.

8 years ago

Trickle-Down to Keep-the-Worker-Down: It’s Not the “Skills Gap” Driving Down Wages

Witness the reality of the GOP's keep-the worker-down economics and its persistent drive to re-distribute wealth from the bottom to…

8 years ago

Half Of America is Now Impoverished Because the Koch-Republicans Destroyed the Middle Class

The percentage of middle-class households dropped in every state in the Union between 2000 and 2013, along with median income

8 years ago

Labor Backs Bernie Sanders For President During Event In New Hampshire

At an event in Concord, NH today, local and statewide labor leaders endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

8 years ago

Scott Walker Commits Political Suicide By Promising To Step Up His War On American Workers

With his poll numbers in free fall, Walker has decided to step up his war on American workers.

9 years ago

President Obama Fights For the American Workers Republicans Hate

Obama defends workers' right to earn the federal minimum wage and overtime protections; something Republicans believe is an abomination

9 years ago

Conservative Prays For Katrina-Like Disaster In Chicago To Give Corporations Government Control

Instead of noting how inept the Bush response to help tens-of-thousands of Americans was, or mourning the loss of 1,800…

9 years ago

Donald Trump Advises Automakers To Kill Jobs To Increase Corporate Profits

Trump's plan to help U.S. automakers sounds an awful lot like Mitt Romney's underhanded tactics at Bain Capital

9 years ago

Inconvenient Truth: America’s Public Schools Are Among Highest Achieving In The World

If, as privatization "reformers" in Republican, corporate, and Obama Education Department claim that America's public schools are dire failures, then…

9 years ago

Republican VW Union Busting Victory Turns Into a Major Defeat For The GOP

By blocking the workforce's efforts at creating a works council at the Chattanooga plant, Republicans also blocked VW expansion for…

10 years ago

Republicans Union Busting Backfires As Support For Unions Rises 10 Points

The latest Pew Research Survey has found that as Republican governors has been busting unions over the last two years,…

11 years ago

Can Government Pick Up Where Unions Left Off?

With union power waning, governments are implementing workers' rights. It's time to build a national movement built on grassroots efforts.

11 years ago

Anti-Free Market Republicans Want to Kill the USPS to Create a Monopoly for UPS and FedEx

One of the reasons Republicans drool to end the USPS is that it delivers millions of parcels every single day,…

11 years ago

Michiganders Force Returning Lawmakers to Take the Walk of Shame

More than 100 Michigan workers welcomed back their lawmakers to the Capitol with shouts of 'Shame!', after they voted to…

11 years ago

States Offer Up Many Consequential Ballot Measures

Nearly 180 ballot measures face a vote on Tuesday. Here are a few of the most consequential initiatives to watch.

11 years ago

Republicans Won’t Stop Their Assault on Unions Until Every State is Right-to-Work

Collective bargaining has been under attack. Now, the upcoming elections are hazardous as the GOP seeks to impose more right-to-work…

12 years ago

Ever Since Citizens United Unions Have Been Under Siege

Conservatives have steadily been eroding the power of unions in the wake of Citizens United since they are their only…

12 years ago

Scott Walker Pulls a Palin and Stabs Romney In the Back

Scott Walker pulled a Sarah Palin special on Romney today, dissing the Republican nominee's 2012 strategy, while setting himself up…

12 years ago

Why Michigan Is Not the Next Wisconsin

Rick Snyder is not Scott Walker. Both of them are repulsive in their own right, and each of their states…

12 years ago

More than 100 Cities Celebrate Worker Power with May Day

Throughout America, over 100 cities celebrated the importance and power of working people in a May Day of rallies, teach-ins,…

12 years ago

Unions Fight Back with Largest Political Mobilization Ever For Obama

Trumka's decision to throw the full force of the nation's largest union behind Obama will go a long way toward…

12 years ago

Fighter In Chief President Obama Gives Epic Speech to UAW- Full Video

Allow me to introduce you to your fierce, pissed off fighter-in-chief, President Barack Obama. President Barack Obama took the stage…

12 years ago

Romney Calls Santorum’s Robocalls to MI Democrats ‘Outrageous and Disgusting’

Mitt Romney flip flops again. Today Romney told Fox and Friends that it was “outrageous and disgusting” for Santorum to…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Announces His Plan To Pull A Bain On Detroit’s Auto Industry

It is not surprising Romney is pushing the tactic he employed while head of Bain Capital to try to kill…

12 years ago

Inside The Sickness That Makes Republicans Hate Poor Children

There is a sickness inherent in many Republican supporters that makes them hate the poor and extending their contempt to…

12 years ago

Republicans Destroy Middle Class Dreams One Busted Union At a Time

Corporate protection at the expense of worker safety is endemic of conservative's ideology that corporations must be protected at any…

14 years ago