by Brian Young | on Mar 07, 2018

Puerto Rico Looks to Privatize Public Education

Six months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the island is still rebuilding. Part of the process includes building new schools. However, the island is broke and the Governor is trying to...

by Brian Young | on Mar 02, 2018

Teachers Strike Continues in West Virginia

Schools in West Virginia are once again closed after lawmakers in the state failed to get the votes needed to pass a new contract that would have ended the week-long strike.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 28, 2018

Imagine a Union that Can't Bargain for Wages and Benefits

Public employees in Delaware face a big problem, they are allowed to join a union but are not allowed to negotiate their wages and benefits. HB 96 would change the state law to allow public sector...

by Brian Young | on Feb 22, 2018

Statewide Teachers Strike Closes all Schools in West Virginia

Teachers and students woke up on Thursday morning to a strange sight, almost every public school in West Virginia was closed. It wasn’t snowing and there wasn’t a hurricane bearing down...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 20, 2018

States Fail to Enforce the Minimum Wage

An explosive new study by Politico was issued today that finds many states are failing to enforce their minimum wage laws, causing millions of low wage workers to lose out on millions in needed...

by Brian Young | on Jan 03, 2018

New Laws that Benefit Those who Work

2018 is here and with it come a host of new laws that unions have spent the last few years fighting for. They range from hikes to the minimum wage, paid family leave and a law meant to narrow the pay...

by Brian Young | on Dec 14, 2017

Repealing Right to Work

Five years after Michigan lawmakers decided to make the state Right to Work, some elected officials are seeing the error of their ways and trying to make amends by repealing the anti-union law.

by Kate Hogan | on Dec 13, 2017

Alabama by the Numbers

by Brian Young | on Dec 12, 2017

Prevailing Wage on the Ballot in Michigan

Unions in Michigan, inspired by Missouri unions’ fight against Right to Work, are banding together to protect prevailing wage in the state by bringing the issue to the voters in November.

by Guest Post | on Nov 30, 2017

Fighting Paycheck Deception in PA

Extremists in the State House could pass anti-worker, Paycheck "Protection" legislation NEXT WEEK. Before Thanksgiving, the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee passed TWO anti-...

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