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Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President

Larry Cohen | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Larry Cohen

We tried waiting and hoping for real change six years ago. Today, income inequality grows steadily worse, while economic opportunity is out of reach for most. This Labor Day I will look forward to a warm summer day, but I'm also dreaming of the movement we can build.

Drawing the Line on Civility

Nora T. Akins | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

The NLRB conducts thousands of unfair labor practice investigations each year. A recent finding ruled it unlawful to require employees to refrain from negativity in the workplace.

Union Membership Numbers Don't Tell the Whole Story

Sarita Gupta | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
Sarita Gupta

Without placing a priority on creating not just jobs but good, union jobs, our economy will remain at a standstill for anyone but the 1 percent.

The Employee Free Choice Act is Back; The National Labor Relations Board has Awakened a Sleeping Giant

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

Keep an eye out for the newly proposed changes to the National Labor Relations Act. They are remarkably similar to the Employee Free Choice Act. The ...

The Arrogance of FedEx

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

FedEx CEO Fred Smith is always full of surprises. First, he threatened to pull his Boeing contract if Congress passes a provision of the Federal Aviat...

No Hoax: Pass Employee Free Choice Act to Revive Economy

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

Workers must vanquish the new hoax being perpetrated by conservatives, greedy CEOs and other labor union-haters. Workers must win the freedom that they had in 1935 to choose how to form their unions.

Yes, Obama Can Honor Cesar Chavez's Legacy

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

President Obama harnessed the "Yes We Can " spirit in winning the presidency. He can now honor Cesar Chavez's legacy by giving farm workers federal labor protections at least equal to those afforded other workers.