News From: National Politics

by Guest Post | on Oct 06, 2015

UPS and ALEC Bad Combo

We got this important email from our friends over at Jobs With Justice about Teamsters who work at UPS demanding that the company remove itself from the anti-union lobbyist group ALEC.  Check...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2015

Hey Temp, Organize!

As part of the ongoing effort of the National Labor Relations Board to make it easier for workers to organize, the NLRB is considering changing temporary workers designation so that they do not only...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 24, 2015

Pass the WAGE Act Now!

Maybe its a response to unions' upward approval ratings. Or maybe its a taunt at failed presidential candidate Scott Walker and his billionaire backers. Either way, the Workplace Action for a...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 14, 2015

Desperate Move by a Desperate Candidate

Falling deep into the abyss of Republican presidential primary polls, Gov. Scott Walker has announced his plan to destroy public-sector unions and gut the 80-year-old National Labor Relations Act....

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 08, 2015

Obama Orders Paid Leave for Contractors

For the first time in U.S. history, men and women working under federal contracts will be guaranteed seven days of paid sick leave per year. President Obama issued the executive order, which will...

by Brian Young | on Sep 04, 2015

Know Your Enemy

Ever hear that song by Rage Against the Machine titled Know Your Enemy, well I guess we need to hear the message instead of just listening to the song. While support for organized labor is...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 23, 2015

Trump Sells Workers Short

Forget about the presidency — Donald Trump can't even run a casino!Besides his history of filing for bankruptcy on multiple properties in Atlantic City, the real estate mogul is currently...

by Brian Young | on Aug 15, 2015

Protect Our Heroes

14 years after the 9/11 attacks, the unions representing the first responders are once again fighting to protect these heroes.  5 years ago, after a long battle with Congress, the Zadroga Act...

by Guest Post | on Aug 04, 2015

Christie: Promoting Violence in our Schools

We got this message from the American Federation of Teachers.  Please click on the links below to get involved.You deserve “a punch in the face.” At least that’s what New...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 03, 2015

Walker's Ride of Destruction

Seeing as how the GOP's no. 1 demographic is white men, it makes sense that their 2016 primary candidates try so hard to relate to them.Take for instance Sen. Rand Paul's newest campaign...

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