Supreme Court Case Threatens Freedom of American Workers
The Hill For all they do, public service workers deserve basic respect and a fair hearing in the Supreme Court. If facts, law and precedent matter, Janus v. AFSCME will be decided in their favor.
The Real Problem Is Robbing Workers of Fair Compensation, Not Public-Service Unions
Washington Post Robbing sanitation workers and corrections officers of a decent living while lavishing more tax breaks on corporations and billionaires is the real problem, a problem made far worse if the court rules against working people.
The False Slogan of Right to Work: An Attack on Worker Freedom
AFRO-American Newspapers The Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case before the Supreme Court would make so-called “right-to-work” the law of the land in the public sector, threatening the freedom of working people to join together in strong unions.
Because They Care: Cedar Haven Workers and Residents Stand for Dignity
Huffington Post The workers at Cedar Haven nursing home are waging a struggle to provide the best possible care for the people they love.
Want to Get Back to Normal? Strong Unions Are Key
The American Prospect Organized labor can be a bulwark against the rising inequality and authoritarianism that threaten to dismantle democracy.
What Our Public Workers Deserve: Our Respect
Governing Again and again, they get us through crises. So why do we treat them so badly?
Corporate Intimidation Threatens Worker Freedom
Huffington Post Anyone surprised by the outcome of the union election at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, hasn’t been paying attention.
The Right Wing Distorts “Freedom”
Huffington Post Real freedom is the freedom for working people to amass power in numbers, so they can fight for the things their families need. Real freedom is the freedom for working people to prosper.
Unions — Not Corporations — Stand for Freedom of American Workers
The Hill Corporate interests have petitioned the Supreme Court to take a case in which the plaintiffs seek to impose “right-to-work” as the law of the land in the public sector.
March, Then Organize for the Next Four Years
Huffington Post If you marched on January 21st, make sure that you talk to your family and neighbors and start building a groundswell. Carry a sign on Saturday, but organize and mobilize on Monday. We need more than catharsis; we need community action.
Trump must not pull a bait-and-switch on American workers
The Hill Organized labor stands ready to help President Trump do right by working people. But so far, it appears a cruel bait-and-switch is in the works.
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