Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: labor unions

Trump takes on General Motors (and guess who wins?)

If Trump were serious about his aims, he’d try to reduce the chokehold of Wall Street investors on American corporations while strengthening the hand of American labor unions.

‘Corporate greed at its worst:’ After reaping $514 million from GOP...

"General Motors' decision to gut its workforce epitomizes the bad corporate behavior Republicans in Congress have incentivized for generations."

Unions can protect workers from deportation. This coalition of 3.5 million...

The Teamsters is one of the labor unions taking a stand to protect TPS holders with the message that immigrant rights are worker rights.

Why domestic workers are fighting like hell to stop Brett Kavanaugh

“Every day, I hear stories of working women just like me, stories full of pain, fear, silence and same.”

America’s great strike waves have shaped the country. We can unleash...

Erik Loomis’ "A History of America in Ten Strikes" is a powerful reminder of the need for worker militancy.

Trump announces plan to cancel pay raises for civilian workers across...

"Congress can and must stand up to the President and reject this assault on our federal workers by passing the 1.9 percent pay raise that the Senate approved on August 1.”

Collective action is key to keeping labor strong

As long as workers band together, they can make concrete improvements in their working conditions.

Billionaire wolves in workers’ clothing

Right-wing “foundations” across the country started spending the tens of millions they’d received from billionaires to bust unions.

How corporations plan to use Janus to turn workers against their...

A union buster may be coming to your door.

Unions have been down before, history shows how they can come...

It’s not the first time this has happened in U.S. history.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”