News From: National Politics

by Brian Young | on Aug 16, 2017

Norcross: Future of Work, Wages and Labor

After the 2016 election, many Democrats realized that the party had lost contact with working people, especially white males who belong to unions. 40% of union members voted for Trump even when their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2017

AFL-CIO needs to exit Manufacturing Council

Let’s take a look outside right now; riots in the streets, Nazi’s and Klan members mowing down protestors while the world mocks Trump. What the hell is going on people. Donald won with...

by Guest Post | on Jul 28, 2017

Teamsters: Take Responsibility

The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) "joint employer" ruling in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2017

Foxconn is another Long Trump Con

This week, one of the largest corporate giveaways was announced as Trump and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced a massive deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin. Paid for on the backs of Wisconsin...

by Brian Young | on Jul 27, 2017

Rethinking Our Union's Political Allegiances

Over the last 30 years, the union movement has moved further and further to the left.  From the 1950’s- 1970’s, the height of union membership, International unions would often...

by Press and Media | on Jul 25, 2017

A Better Deal to Boost Wages

Details of the Democrats new economic plan have been released. Check out coverage from Poltico below.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 24, 2017

Postal Workers Screwed by Trump

Whenever election season comes around, some union members take time off from work to volunteer for local, state and national campaigns.  Many unions write into their contracts that their members...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 19, 2017

Trump Cuts Job Retraining Fund

In the new Federal 2018 budget massive, double digit cuts are being proposed to the Department of Labor.  While many departments will be hit hard, one specific program, employment training, will...

by Guest Post | on Jul 17, 2017

Why You Should Punch a Republican

Ever worsening is the chasm between the loaded, who luxuriate in gated communities, and the workers, who are hounded at their rickety gates by bill collectors.

by Press and Media | on Jul 12, 2017

Finally, Articles of Impeachment Introduced

The Impeachment process has begun. Hey, when we elected a clown, we got our circus...