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Labor Reform

Keystone XL Opponents Need a Jobs Program

Brendan Smith | Posted 04.03.2012 | Green
Brendan Smith

If we fail to become the voice for both the planet and workers, our movement risks losing the support of increasing numbers of workers, unions and their political allies.

Will Republican Union-bashing Draw Backlash in Indiana?

Joe Lapointe | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics
Joe Lapointe

There are 22 other states with right-to-work laws, most of them in the South and the West. A victory for reactionary Republicans in Indiana would represent a significant incursion of their ideology into the Northeast.

Susan Greene On Leaving The Denver Post And The Future Of Colorado Journalism

Susan Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Susan Greene

Staying true to the Denver Post brand required a certain type of Stockholm syndrome. It meant internalizing what you figure your boss and your boss's boss might deem inconvenient to print.

AFL-CIO Official Implies He Can Live Without Card Check

Wall Street Journal | Melanie Trottman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka offered a hint that, just maybe, the labor movement is willing compromise on the so-called card-check provi...

Obama's Inbox on Women and Work: Welfare, Job Equity, and Education

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

Although the recession is hitting men's employment more directly, overall women's employment rates in the 2000s have fallen more, and progress toward gender equality has stalled.