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Kevin Drum Political Blogger motherjones.com Back in 2016, North America’s Building Trades Unions endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Once Donald Trump won, however, they responded warmly to his promise to...
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He’s enlisting his massive volunteer base to pressure companies to change their labor practices — and joining several protests himself. By HOLLY OTTERBEIN 08/19/2019 05:00 AM EDT Politico WINDSOR, Ontario...
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From the Bucks County Courier Times For over a decade, the United States Postal Service has been plagued with the burden of prefunding its retiree health care benefits as mandated...
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Anya Litvak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The choice for thousands of union workers at Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical plant in Beaver County was clear Tuesday: Either stand in a giant hall waiting...
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Employees with more bargaining power would offset concentrated corporate power. By Noah Smith August 6, 2019, 9:30 AM EDT Bloomberg.com There are two basic ways to improve the economic situation...
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America’s working class is in desperate shape, and its longtime protectors — unions — have lost much of their power. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist New York Times President Trump...
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Robert Iafolla Reporter Bloomberglaw.com The federal labor board has proposed changing three of its rules for bringing in or kicking out unions as workers’ exclusive bargaining representatives. In plans made...
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In a closed meeting, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told the campaigns that Democrats shouldn’t expect union support if they don’t change their ways. By Dave Jamieson HuffPost.com The president of...
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Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella under scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff: Credit CNBC:  Tucker Higgins  KEY POINTS Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the...
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AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America’s top labor official Credit: The Guardian – Steven Greenhouse  Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both...