Worker's Rights

David Brooks: NAFTA Was 'Sort Of A Wash Economically'
This is why the New York Times pays him the big bucks, folks. Read more...
The House Republican bill H.R. 1406 is the latest in a string of GOP attacks on workers' rights. Read more...
If the wealth of the Walton family were invested in the workers, every worker at Walmart could have a full health plan, education, sick days, and a living wage. Read more...
An amazing crowd in Lansing right now, as the march to the State Capitol building is about to begin! I'm sure there are thousands... Read more...
Scotty, We're Coming for You from Occupy Riverwest on Vimeo. Now that makes a statement! A governor who has a criminal defense fund, destroys workers' rights, slashes 800 million from public education in favor of tax breaks for the rich, Read more...

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The passions that fueled a fight lasting more than a year over union rights and Wisconsin's cash-strapped budget brought voters out in strong numbers Tuesday to decide whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker... Read more...
The Kissers perform "Scotty, We're Coming For You" at a rally in support of workers' rights at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. on Mar. 19, 2011. Iraq Veterans Against the War marched to the Capitol, accompanied by firefighters Read more...
I originally wrote this post in August, 2011 on the heels of the debt ceiling debacle, but given the recent attention focused on the Supreme Court as they write their opinion on the constitutionality of The Patient Protection Act, and the above Read more...
A growing number of companies across the country are purposely misclassifying workers as self-employed 'owners' for the sake of saving on labor costs. Doing so allows the companies to avoid paying health care, to ignore worker regulations, Read more...
Anyone think that Sen. Tom Coburn sounds like he's been spending a little too much time paling around with Glenn Beck after listening to this interview with Neil Cavuto? And this is the guy that is continually painted as some "reasonable" Republican that is willing to work with Democrats in the Senate. Tom Coburn went into full assault mode against the National Labor Relations Board and their actions taken to prevent Boeing from retaliating against striking workers with a hyperbolic rant packed full of lies here. Read more...