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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2016

Does Detroit even care about school kids?

Recently, educators in Detroit have been holding sickouts to protest the deplorable conditions in the public schools.  Roofs are leaking, mold and dead rats have been found, some schools lack...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 25, 2015

Labor Secretary Pays Visit to Fight for 15 and a Union

The Fight for $15 and a Union movement has a friend in the White House: U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez. In Detroit earlier today, Sec. Perez met with fast food workers, organizers, and the Metro...

by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2015

When you buy a Ford F150, someone gets a raise!

While the country is having a national conversation around raising wages for workers who have seen their wages stagnate or fall, union workers are actually taking concrete action to put money in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2013

Did you see the new corvette!

Did you see the new corvette! At the 2013 North American International Auto Show, it's all about cars, drivers, an accelerating industry and a jobs renaissance. US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis...