Laboring Towards 2020

Laboring Towards 2020

Steven Greenhouse, a labor pundit and pro-union author, has “graded” the Democratic candidates labor platforms. If you’re interested in a pro-union perspective of these platforms, dig into the details in this article. Here are the overall grades Greenhouse assigned:...
Minimum Rising

Minimum Rising

House Democrats are expected to bring the bill for a national $15 minimum wage to the floor for a vote in just a few weeks. Confidence that it will pass appears to be high. And when you consider facts like: this is the longest America has ever gone without raising the...
Union Bailout Update

Union Bailout Update

As the DOL considers new rules designed to force financial disclosure for union affiliated “intermediate bodies,” Big Labor is already positioning to fight the move, claiming that such rules would create a financial hardship for such entities, especially in light of...
SEIU Watch

SEIU Watch

Corporate campaigns and ballot initiatives are tools used by Big Labor when they fail at grassroots organizing, and Dave Regan of the SEIU-UHW is the king of ballot initiatives. Over the last few years, he’s spent almost $30 million on 20+ initiatives, none of which...
Labor Around The World

Labor Around The World

The union outlook in France isn’t much different than the one here in the U.S. One of the country’s biggest unions, Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT), for example, used to be able to bring the country to a standstill when they rallied the troops. Now, their...
Labor Around The World

Labor Around The World

Since the UK’s vote to leave Brexit last year, many have been left wondering what the country will do to keep their economy in balance. Wonder no more. Just a few days ago, the UK government unveiled their new Industrial Strategy. The plan focuses heavily on...