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.
Americans Already Know How to Fix This Economy
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders,
The Huffington Post The recovery doesn't seem to be coming fast enough. The wealthiest few are getting richer while most Americans' wages are actually declining. How do we move forward? Rebuilding the middle class is a pretty big order.
How Unions Improve the Lives of Every Worker
The Huffington Post It's well established that union members earn substantially more than nonunion workers ($207 more a week). What is less well known are the advantages that unions provide for all workers, not just those who belong to unions.
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