Category: Labor Movement
Don’t Leave Money on the Table - Go Union!
A new report from the Century Foundation makes it clear: The union advantage is a big one. In every job category that was tracked, union members earn at least $100,000 more during their careers than nonunion workers with the same job and qualifications.
Gawker: Digital Media Goes Union
Unions are alive and well among millennials, if a historic pro-union vote at Gawker Media is an indication of things to come, and many believe it is.
Poll: Americans Want Action to Close Income Gap
According to a new poll, the deepening chasm between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else is a problem that needs to be addressed now, and government should play a greater role in solving the problem.
VIDEO: Strong Unions Strengthen Economy
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich knows that in order to have a strong economy that works for everyone. Watch the seventh of 10 videos with ideas about how to strengthen the American economy.
Milbank ‘Back Home’ in His Union
After years in the wilderness, Milbank has come home to his union, Local 32035 of the Communications Workers of America, The News Guild.
OMG! Are You Prepared for a (Union-Made) Summer?
Yikes! Summertime is just around the corner and you’re not prepared. For help, look no further than our handy dandy guide to union-made products.
Missouri Legislature Passes Right-to-Work Scam
The anti-worker majority in the Missouri Legislature passed so-called “right to work” legislation last week, defying Gov. Jay Nixon to issue his promised veto of the bill.
Help Letter Carriers Help the Needy Saturday
On Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct the nation’s largest single-day food drive, collecting donations of non-perishable food left along postal routes in 10,000 cities across the 50 states and beyond.
Unions are Becoming Cool
New research shows that more young people view unions favorably, including even millennials who are conservative on political issues. It’s a promising trend that bodes well for the future if young people look to improve their conditions by organizing.
Unions Seek to Derail Fast Track
Unions are standing up and shouting “hell no!” to a trade agreement that can only be voted up or down, preventing lawmakers from ensuring that good-paying American jobs are not lost to countries offering cheap labor.
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