Labor

CEO Pay Soars As Worker Pay Stagnates
The AFL-CIO has released this year’s 2014 Executive PayWatch at www.PayWatch.org, a “comprehensive searchable online database tracking the excessive pay of CEOs of the nation’s largest companies.” Read more...
No Fast Track To TPP: Fix NAFTA First
We have to stop fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Then we should take the momentum from that to demand Congress and President Obama instead fix NAFTA first. Read more...
Workers At Closing Goodyear Tire Plant Take Their Bosses Hostage
'Boss-napping' returns in France as unionists lock up Goodyear executives. Read more...
Santa Visits Families Of Locked Out Caregivers
Nearly 1,000 toys were donated by individuals, labor unions, and community organizations for the children of AFT Local 5049 and 5051 members impacted by the illegal lockout. Read more...
The right-wing critics of Pope Francis could have lifted their talking points from any gathering of Gilded Age robber barons. Read more...

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Warren: 'Now, More Than Ever, The US Needs A Strong Labor Movement'
From labor's role in building the American middle class to the ways unions fight not just for their members but for all working Americans, Elizabeth Warren gets it. Read more...
Living On Minimum Wage: One Mother's Story
Shaniqua Davis, a fast food worker in New York City, talks about the struggles she faces trying to raise a family on the federally mandated minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Read more...
National Strike! August 29th
Thousands of workers are going on a national strike on August 29th to demand better pay and better treatment. Low-wage jobs are the fastest growing jobs in the nation and they need to pay more so that workers like us can make ends meet. Read more...
A national strike for a living wage and the right to unionize in the fast food and retail sectors has spread across seven cities. Hundreds of workers walked off the job Thursday in Milwaukee, and before that in Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Detroit, Flint and New York City. Read more...
Hostess joins Enron and Bain in the list of companies who will be remembered for preying on and stealing from American workers. Read more...