Not only is the whole company profitable, there is every indication that the Cleveland plant is profitable as well. So why is Hugo Boss shuttering its Cleveland operation and sending 400 American workers onto unemployment lines?
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Anyone who cares about maintaining the middle-class in this country should see Schmatta. The film tells a storied history and raises questions that are central to the future of the American Dream.
In case you needed any more convincing that we need the public option...
Hart Schaffner & Marx employees (famous for making suits for Obama) saved the suit maker's factories from threats of liquidation by TARP-infused creditor Wells Fargo bank.
I will always be a union activist, and I am proud of that. What I am not proud of is what the fight between UNITE HERE and Workers United/SEIU is doing to this movement I care so much about.
Let's end this now. Let's get back to fighting for economic and social justice to improve the lives of union members and working families.
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