From this Tuesday's The Economy Summit hosted by The Atlantic, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka explains to Margaret Carlson how just belonging to a union closes the wage gap for women.
Every day you read in the news about some new big bank outrage. Foreclosures, charging hidden fees, conspiring to rig markets, defrauding investors. Shouldn’t someone do something about it?
So the president faces a choice of rhetoric on Tuesday night—but that choice is not just about political gamesmanship. It will have serious policy implications. But there is also an issue of simple credibility. The American people are watching, and they are furious about inequality.
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.
CNBC continues to spread lies about Social Security.
Even after the shutdown's over, we will still have the Wall Street bankers on top of the world, and low-wage working poor on the bottom.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) warned over the weekend that the United States Supreme Court had moved too far to the right and was on its way of becoming a "wholly-owned subsidiary of Big Business."
Robert Reich, UC Berkeley professor and former U.S. labor secretary weigh in on reports that a bipartisan group of Senators — the so-called Gang of Eight — may have reached a deal on immigration reform that includes a guest worker visa program.
Despite Sen. Lindsey Graham's optimism regarding a deal on immigration being passed by Congress, now that labor and the Chamber of Commerce have resolved a dispute over a low-skilled worker program, I'll believe they're going to get something done when I see the House actually vote for it.
The U.S. House of Representatives held its first hearings for the current session on immigration reform Tuesday. Many immigration groups also submitted official testimony for the record.