The Trump administration has been ramping up pressure on organized labor and federal workers lately. The president issued executive orders limiting the activities of the unions that represent them -- which was later blocked by a federal judge -- then…
President Donald Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "it is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly. A Dem!"…
By Associated Press
The president said he was axing a 2.1 percent across-the-board raise for most workers as well as locality pay increases averaging 25.7 percent and costing $25 billion.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Trump ran on a platform of job creation and drew support from many blue-collar workers concerned about employment and stagnant wages. So how is the president doing in keeping his promise to revitalize jobs in America? William Brangham talks…
By PBS NewsHour
Collective bargaining isn't working. It's time for the labor movement to innovate and adopt new models.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Philip Levine wrote 20 collections of verse, won a Pulitzer Prize and served as Poet Laureate of the United States. Yet he always considered his main mission was to document and honor the lives of working-class people.
By Douglas P. McCormick
While collective bargaining used to produce large gains for workers, entrepreneurship is now a worker’s most powerful tool for long-term career success and financial prosperity.
The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in August, but wages barely increased.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Showing solidarity with workers on Labor Day, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Monday requiring paid sick leave for employees of federal contractors, including 300,000 who currently receive none.
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