Minimum wage, overtime, social security . . .
A storm of progress to the angel of history,
The debris of paradise scattered about
The aggrieved, beseeching crowds.
From San Diego up to Maine,
In every mine and mill,
Where working-men defend their rights,
It’s there you find Joe Hill
A Discussion with Anne Feeney & Utah Phillips
Workers without college degrees have suffered most from recent decades of neoliberal fetishization with globalization, unregulated open markets, and corporate-friendly free trade.
UNITE-HERE! Canvassers take on Trump in Nevada.
Does organized labor actually support or oppose the Green New Deal? What about environmental organizations? If you’re not even sure how to answer such questions, you’re not alone.
The pre-Kavanaugh Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCMEgave the rightwing a new victory in its long-term class war to destroy unions in the United States. In a 5-4 ruling, the … Continue reading →
i. You’d see them in the railyard, Coupled and waiting in line To be topped off with that cargo Tapped from the blast furnaces: Magma they’d freight nightly Along … Continue reading →
GM is worth around $60 billion, and has over 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits. Uber is estimated to be worth some … Continue reading →
Philip Levine reads his work at the AFL-CIO on Nov. 15, 2011. Philip Levine (January 10, 1928 – February 14, 2015) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet best known for … Continue reading →
The American people must make a fundamental decision. Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle class and the growing gap between the very rich and everyone else, or … Continue reading →
Employees of the fast-food industry demand $15 minimum wage and better workplace protections as actions expected in 150 cities across the country Fast-food workers are out in force nationwide on … Continue reading →
On Labor Day, families gather, politicians pay tribute to values of hard work, and some workers even get an extra day off. But this Labor Day arrives with working families … Continue reading →