Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: unions

“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.

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.”

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.