"We’re giving people the tools to represent themselves."
The justices won't reconsider an explosive case that posed an existential threat to organized labor.
The largest strike in five years may soon be over.
A potentially devastating ruling for organized labor may no longer come to pass.
This Martin Luther King Holiday, we need to be mindful of what public school educators are telling us about the state of our schools and by extension, our children and our democracy. "Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."
The organization behind Friedrichs, the Center for Individual Rights, has strong ties to individuals and groups that routinely against workers' rights. This lawsuit is part of those efforts. It's about undermining organized labor and further diminishing union strength and worker bargaining power.
While those promoting the TPP trade deal said it would advance workers in member nations and allow the formation of unions, the actual language in the agreement offers only false promises of progress. That, in turn, would negatively impact domestic manufacturing.
Organizing a Guild chapter at The Huffington Post is about protecting and improving your working conditions. In addition, as you'll quickly see, it's also about joining a community of your peers.
It's a Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before her domestic violence hotline shift begins, and Matilda Bickers has put out the final call for submissions to the fall version of Working It, a Portland-based quarterly by, about, and for sex workers.
Instead of picnicking, Steelworkers in six states will spend this Labor Day picketing the gates of a dozen Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) specialty mills. These 2,200 Steelworkers are not on strike. They never even took a strike vote to threaten a walkout. ATI locked them out of their jobs.