Nation Sep 03

Demonstrators participate in a "Fight for $15" wage protest at San Diego's international airport Lindberg Field in San Diego, California, U.S., November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
A growing number of Americans want to join a union

A nationally representative survey of the workforce found interest in joining unions to be at a four-decade high.

Nation Oct 13

The entrance and logo of a Social Security Office in Pasadena, California. Photo by Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It’s the largest increase since 2012 but comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary. The Social Security…