News From: National Politics

by Brian Young | on Feb 20, 2020

CWA: Cut off Democrats Who Voted Against PRO Act

Recently the PRO Act passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation is being called the most significant piece of labor legislation in decades. While the vast majority of Democrats supported...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2020

Trump: "Opt Out of Your Union"

In a controversial move by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) federal employees will now be allowed to opt-out of their union whenever they want instead of during a limited time period once...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2020

Bloomberg's Plan to Strengthen Labor

With former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg spending hundreds of millions of dollars to win the  Democratic nomination, voters across the country are beginning to pay attention to the New...

by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2020

George Washington Warned us Against Trump

This editorial first appeared in Newsday. George Washington’s birthday will be celebrated by a reading of his Farewell Address on the floor of the U.S. Senate this month. This happens every...

by Brian Young | on Feb 12, 2020

Medicare for All Debate: Decided by Organized Labor

With the Iowa Caucus debacle and the first in the nation primary in New Hampshire in the books, the Presidential Primary heads to Nevada. The field seems to be split into two factions the more...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2020

Congress Passes PRO Act

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act has passed its first hurdle as the Democratic-led House of Representatives voted to pass the bill.

by Guest Post | on Feb 06, 2020

The House Must Stand Up For Labor

The editorial below was written by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and appeared in the NY Daily News on February 6th. Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century...

by Brian Young | on Feb 05, 2020

Trump Hires Union Busters to Oversee Unions

Within the Department of Labor, there is a section that is devoted to providing oversight to labor unions. It is responsible for auditing financial disclosures and investigating officer corruption.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2020

IBEW Endorses Joe Biden

With results slowly trickling in, it looks like former Vice President Joe Biden will finish in fourth place in the Iowa Caucus. “I’m not going to sugarcoat it. We took a gut punch in Iowa...

by Press and Media | on Jan 29, 2020

America: Sick Yet Salvageable?

If Trump wins a second term, could we see a mass exodus of liberals from the US, a possible Trexit? One writer thinks so. Check out Christopher Dale's editorial from Newsday for more.