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Employee Free Choice

What the San Francisco Giants and My Dad Can Teach Progressives About Overcoming Defeat

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

Like the San Francisco Giants, the progressive movement will someday win if we believe in all of our players and play as hard as we can.

Sam Stein

Trumka: Employee Free Choice Act Will Pass In Early 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka predicted on Monday that the Employee Free Choice Act -- the provision that would give workers easier avenues to unio...

New Reason for Devotion to Employee Free Choice Act

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

For Ted Kennedy, for Crystal Lee Sutton, for us all, America ought to have the Employee Free Choice Act.

The Franken Factor (and Counting to 60)

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juliette Powell

As harsh as this may seem, maybe it is time for Ted Kennedy to resign from the Senate and let the Democratic Governor of Massachusetts appoint a healthy successor.

Starbucks's Health Care Policy Is Sickening

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
ZP Heller

The shocking truth about Starbucks' health care policy and anti-labor practices belie the company's "progressive" veneer.

Spilling the Beans About Starbucks' Union-Busting Tactics

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Turns out the coffee giant has a nasty history of being anti-barista, anti-union, and thus anti-Employee Free Choice Act as well.

What Do Starbucks and Wal-Mart Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

There are over 127,000 baristas in our country alone, many of whom are in dire need of better wages, health benefits, and hours. Shouldn't they have the right to be treated fairly?

The Politics of Bonuses & Free Choice

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart's My$hare bonuses are not a substitute for a decent, living wage, and a quality health plan that does more than leave employees with enormous deductibles to pay.

Peaceful Revolution: Fighting for Women Means Fighting for Free Choice

Steffany Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steffany Stern

Women need to be able to exercise our collective power to achieve better pay and benefits at work. The Employee Free Choice Act would help us do just that.

Why Was Citi's Deborah Weinswig the Only Analyst to Downgrade Wal-Mart on Employee Free Choice?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Why did Weinswig downgrade Wal-Mart from a "buy" to a "hold"? Because, she says, the Employee Free Choice Act might pass.

Ryan Grim

Ben Nelson Opposes Employee Free Choice Act | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ben Nelson will once again be playing a key role in Senate negotiations over a major legislative drive. The centrist Nebraska Democrat told reporters ...

Employee Free Choice Act: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check back here for updates on the Employee Free Choice Act. The Employee Free Choice Act, sometimes called "card check," is legislation aimed at st...