Friday, March 6, 2015
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Post Office

Banking Goes Postal

Could the United States Postal Service become a financial lifeline for vulnerable American families?

March 2, 2015
Scott Walker. Photo via Gage Skidmore via Flickr

Wisconsin’s Right-To-Work Fight Moves To Senate After Abrupt Vote

Wisconsin Republicans are advancing their plan to crush unions, as Scott Walker prepares his presidential bid.

February 25, 2015
Photo: Wisconsin Solidarity rally in St. Paul, in February, 2011 (Chuck Olsen via Flickr)

Union Leaders Vow To Fight Walker On Right To Work In Wisconsin

Labor is going back to war against Scott Walker.

February 23, 2015
UAW climate march

Unions See A Comeback Coming As Wages Stall, Rich Get Richer

Is the labor movement about to reassert itself?

February 23, 2015
Scott Walkerr

Wisconsin Considers Right-To-Work Bill, Renewing War With Unions

Scott Walker is gearing up for another war against unions.

February 20, 2015
Union retirees fear dramatic pension cuts under new federal law

Union Retirees Fear Dramatic Pension Cuts Under New Federal Law

Many union retirees may not know that their benefits face steep cuts.

February 20, 2015
Construction

U.S. Economy Produces 257,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. economy continues to make strong gains.

February 6, 2015
Supreme Court frieze

Opponents Of Mandatory Union Fees Hope Supreme Court Will Side With Them

The Supreme Court may deal a major blow to organized labor.

February 2, 2015
McDonald's

Is Ronald McDonald Racist?

McDonald’s has long cared more about profits than people — and its employees are fighting back.

February 2, 2015
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Knocks Down Promised Health Benefits For Union Retirees

Corporate America just scored a big win at the Supreme Court.

January 26, 2015
McDonalds

How Tacky Can The Golden Arches Get?

McDonalds’ exploitative new ad campaign isn’t fooling anyone.

January 21, 2015
Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

Minimum Wage Battles To Continue In 2015

Having won some big victories in 2014, organized labor feels good about the coming year.

January 13, 2015
fast food strike

For Better Or Worse, The Labor Movement Is Reinventing Itself

Faced with declining membership, unions are finding new ways to advance their agendas.

December 10, 2014
OnlyOneThingCanSaveUS

Weekend Reader: ‘Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement’

Is a labor movement the only way to stabilize the economy and save the middle class?

December 6, 2014
Walmart

Thanksgiving: From The White House To Walmart

Millions of workers will have to show up on Thanksgiving, or lose their jobs.

November 26, 2014
harvest of shame

The Best Thanksgiving TV Show Ever Is Not What You Expect

More than 50 years after it first aired, “Harvest of Shame” is just as relevant as ever.

November 26, 2014
lady justice

Landmark State Pension Law Struck Down By Illinois Judge

Find out what this ruling means for organized labor.

November 21, 2014
gourmet

Conde Nast To Pay $5.8 Million To Underpaid Interns

Find out why the publisher is about to pay up.

November 14, 2014
Washington Monument

Federal Contract Workers In D.C. Plan One-Day Strike

Find out why federal workers are walking off the job.

November 13, 2014
Jerry Brown Oakland rally

Unions Remain A Crucial Backer Of California Governor’s Campaign

Labor politics are alive and well in the Golden State.

October 29, 2014
Kobe Bryant

Can Kobe Bryant Run A Union And Save The NBA?

Can the Black Mamba become an unlikely labor hero?

October 17, 2014
Scott Walkerr

In Wisconsin, Democrats Try Moderation In Fight With Scott Walker

Do Democrats really have a chance of toppling Scott Walker?

October 15, 2014
Mike Stone AFP dallas hospital Ebola

Nurses Union Says Hospitals Aren’t Telling Workers How To Handle Ebola Patients

Are hospitals failing to protect their workers from the deadly disease?

October 13, 2014
Amazon

High Court Weighs When Workday Ends In Amazon Case

Learn more about the big labor case facing the Supreme Court.

October 9, 2014
now hiring

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.9 Percent As 248,000 Jobs Created

See the latest good economic news.

October 3, 2014