by Press and Media | on Jan 03, 2017

The New Republican Agenda: Destroy Unions

This article by David A. Lieb originally appeared in Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republicans are poised to use their newly attained capitol dominance to make...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 17, 2016

Robert Reich: Beware Paul Ryan

Robert Reich is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator and served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter...

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 Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2015

You Go Gary

Our former Congressman Gary Ackerman, weighed in on Republican's efforts to undermine our President.  We have to say Way to go Gary! This is what he wrote in Newsday:They saw who was elected...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2013

Just Do It.

If the Senate doesn't confirm all five of the President's nominations to the National Labor Relations Board before its August 2013 recess, there won't be any way to enforce labor law...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2013

What's the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions, whether or not you are...

by Don Daley | on Aug 17, 2012

Local 1049 was among 44,000

On August 11th, on a beautiful summer's day in Philadelphia, PA, Local 1049 packed two buses and joined 44,000 union members from across the organized labor community for a massive demonstration...