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Labor Union History

Unions: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Michele Masterfano | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Michele Masterfano

I firmly believe that unions can be a good thing, a strong counterbalance to the forces that drive companies to wring every last dollar out of every single transaction, whether with their customer or their employee. But that's not the whole story, so let's run through it.

Back When Organized Labor Declared War on the Chinese

David Macaray | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

While the history of the American labor movement is filled to overflowing with examples of conspicuous courage and unwavering solidarity, labor's history is also littered with examples of ethnic and racial biases.