The Supreme Court decided public sector workers will no longer have to pay dues to unions.
What does this mean exactly? It means greater involvement in schools, workplaces and civic groups. It means rallying neighbors
It's about more than just a list of issues. Trump preys on working-class Americans' anxieties about their stagnant wages and crumbling dreams and turns those anxieties into hatred of immigrants.
Alarmed that Trump's populist message may appeal to members, unions want the Democratic Party to return to its roots.
There are tens of thousands of healthcare workers throughout New York's nursing homes, clinics, hospitals and pharmacies who make less than $15 and are struggling to survive.
He's starting a conversation on the "Cadillac tax" that his successor can finish.
Civil Rights history makes the movement into a fairytale: Once upon a time there was racism; Martin Luther King Jr. marched into town; and we all lived happily ever after. The End. Nearly every Civil Rights movie follows this basic script. It would be nice if this history were true, but just about all of it is false.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s impact on social justice went beyond the Civil Rights Movement and race relations. From labor unions to public education, discover other social causes Dr. King supported.
We must also ensure that there are low-cost training and continuing education opportunities for workers to transition from the fossil fuel industry into good, green-collar union jobs. We need a just and fair transition so that working people, their families and communities are protected and supported as we move toward a clean energy economy.
If legendary labor activist Joe Hill were alive today - and some contend that he is - he would have plenty to say about the state of the American worker. And the country, if it listened, would have plenty to learn.