Watching the discussion around the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives me a nasty sense of déjà vu.
Long before joining AFGE, I worked as a food service worker, licensed practical nurse, and ...
Vows to monitor the grower’s compliance with the law
Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Governors joined an epic battle by farm workers to implement their union contract with a ...
To sell a new trade pact, President Obama's State of the Union address is expected to feature a small business that increased its exports after we signed the South Korea free trade agreement. What ...
The other day I wrote about how FedEx has been pretending that their employees are not employees , which gets around labor standards for things like overtime, family leave and the rest.
This diary explores the reasons We the People enacted laws allowing corporations to exist in the first place.
Two studies released in the past few weeks are busting long-held myths about what makes our economy grow.
The first came in June from three professors: Michael J. Cooper of the University of Utah, ...
In today’s economically class-cleaved America, ideological resistance continues unabated to the deployment of government as a force for good especially in contentious change scenarios such as ...
You hear often that we "live in a global world now." You hear that "globalization" means we have to drop our wages and standards to match those in impoverished, Third-World countries. You hear that ...
Cross-posted from Calitics.
As a labor leader, Chavez considers helping working families to be among her core values. She received a meaningful education in public policy through her two terms on ...
In case you live under a rock and missed it...yesterday in NYC approximately 400 fast food workers went on a one day strike to demand higher wages and the right to unionize without fear of ...