Issues: Labor Unions


Yes! Millennials SHOULD Lead the Next Labor Movement

Kashana Cauley, a writer for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” published a column yesterday, “Why Millennials Should Lead...

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Attacks on Public Sector Workers Hurt Working People and Benefit the Rich

Republican lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House and Senate continue to promote bills that would reduce the power of public...

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Crush Unions and You Crush the Growth in Earnings for Workers

New analysis by David Cooper and Lawrence Mishel explores differences by state in wage trends and changes in union...

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You Can’t Pay the Hospital with Your Varsity Letter: The Union Vote at Northwestern University

The controversy surrounding the effort of Northwestern University football players to form a union makes me think back to...

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Towards a Moral Economy: Is NOW the Time?

  The Philadelphia Daily News’ Will Bunch had an uplifting column this past Sunday on Saturday’s “Moral March” in...

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Are Economic Elites Awaking to the Need to Do Something About Inequality?

The first in an occasional series on reducing inequality Are American opinion leaders and policymakers finally ready for a...

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‘This Is What the Middle Class Looks Like’ … Fast Food One-day Strikes and the Next Upsurge in Unionism

“This is what democracy looks like.” Even though this chant originated with the Seattle protests against the World Trade...

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Pennsylvania, Land of Opportunity

We’re not always the “good news bears,” but today we’re thrilled to give greater visibility to a landmark new...

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