Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: unions

Why rebuilding America’s manufacturing muscle is essential

Decades of industrial decline left America unprepared for the pandemic. COVID-19 simply caught America flat-footed.

“He’s opposed every increase in the minimum wage”: AFL-CIO chief rips...

"They've done more things to hurt workers than they have to help them," Richard Trumka said of the Trump administration.

Workers need more rights and economic democracy

It is time to correct the decades of diminishing worker rights and shrinking unions as well as low-pay.

Sanders vows to ban ‘disastrous’ anti-labor ‘right-to-work’ laws

"We are in a blatant class war in the U.S. and we cannot win unless we as workers unite and unionize. Bernie knows this. And he will fight to make it happen."

Why unions matter to you

It all comes down to the balance of power between business and workers.

‘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."

‘We vote, we win!’ under assault by Trump’s GOP and Supreme...

"Things aren't changing for the better like they thought would happen. Real wages are not keeping pace with inflation. We haven't replaced the well-paying manufacturing jobs that we lost."

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.

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.

Unionized judges and public defenders demand due process for immigrants

Long-lasting change, especially under the Trump administration, will require mass mobilization, publicity, workplace action, and an unwavering commitment to due process for all immigrants, regardless of past criminal backgrounds who also are entitled to due process.

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

House Dems bring forth new bill defending the USPS

“Millions of people rely on the Postal Service every day to communicate, to access critical medications, and to vote.”
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You can fight voter suppression–Here’s how

It’s easy to get angry or worried and throw your hands up, but there is something you can do right now.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”