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What the Iconic Labor Battle at Hugo Boss Means for Our Economic Future

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

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?

Upcoming HBO Documentary Views Economic Crisis Through a New Lens

Bruce Raynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce Raynor

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.

"We Aren't Lab Rats!" Say Striking Workers. Online Action Alert!

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elana Levin

In case you needed any more convincing that we need the public option...

Obama Will Still Be Able to Get His Suits Made in Chicago

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Elana Levin

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.

Binding Arbitration, Sooner the Better

Danny Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Glover

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.

An Open Letter to the Labor Movement Regarding UNITE HERE Conflict

Bruce Raynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Raynor

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.