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OPINION: Starbucks CEO is blind to the publicity in Labor organizing

By JASON SATTLER Howard Schultz, the billionaire who built the Starbucks brand into one of the globe’s favorite recreational drug dealers, returned in April as...

OPINION: High approval rate of unions isn’t surprising

By CELINE MCNICHOLAS and EVE TAHMINCIOGLU Economic Policy Institute (EPI) It’s been nearly 60 years since approval for unions in the U.S. has been this high. More...

OPINION: 4,000 Google cafeteria workers quietly unionized during the pandemic

By GERRIT DE VYNCK and LAUREN KAORI GURLEY The Washington Post Google is famous for its cafeterias, which serve its legions of programmers and product managers...

OPINION: Corporate stooges in blue collar clothing

Will the populists of today exploit this to their political advantage? From IN THESE TIMES In 1977, acclaimed journalist John Judis recounted a Seattle congressional race...

OPINION: Labor Day 2022: America’s workforce is stronger than ever

By MARTY WALSH U.S. Secretary of Labor On Labor Day we honor the achievements of America’s workers, and in 2022 we have a historic victory to...

OPINION: Microsoft welcomes Organized Labor

By BILL ENYART Are we entering a new phase of the Labor union movement? We’ve seen the Labor Movement grow, change, shrink and begin to grow...

YOUR LETTERS: Daly: Labor-endorsed for City Collector of Revenue

I am running for re-election as Collector of Revenue for the City of St. Louis. Serving in this capacity for the last several years...

YOUR LETTERS: Tax breaks for jobs. Tougher negotiations/enforcement needed

Priority one for our leaders must be attracting and keeping good paying, high-quality jobs. To get there, sometimes we need incentives like tax abatements. But...

OPINION: Forcing people to work so they can get a Child Tax Credit is a terrible idea

Work requirements don’t actually increase employment or reduce poverty By JIM PUGH Co-Director Universal Income Project Last year, Anna James, a mother from Fayetteville, N.C. received a...

OPINION: Time to expand Social Security. Your help needed

By NANCY ALTMAN Social Security Works For 87 years, in the face of attacks from Wall Street and its minions in Washington, our Social Security system...

YOUR LETTERS: What happened to compromise?

Why can’t we all get along? That’s a question on the minds of most voters in most elections. What about the middle? What happened...

YOUR LETTERS: Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 a ‘huge deal’ for workers

The Senate reaching agreement on a bill to help drive down costs for workers and families is huge for workers, huge for seniors and...

YOUR LETTERS: An incredible step forward

The Inflation Reduction Act will reshape the future and deliver real help to working families by reducing rising energy and health care costs; enacting...

OPINION: How employers are trying to bust union efforts

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers (USW) B. “Bull” Bulman and his coworkers at the FreightCar America plant in Cherokee, Ala., only wanted decent pay and a...

OPINION: Time for some truth about the Inflation Adjustment Act

By CECIL ROBERTS International President United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Charleston, W.VA. – I have been around Washington, D.C. for more than 40 years in the...

YOUR LETTERS: Thank you Labor for your support

We won, and we couldn’t have done it without Labor’s support, your members, your unions. Without you, none of this would be possible, and...

YOUR LETTERS: Thank you for your belief

I am so grateful to every worker, every union member, every person who believed in our campaign and our vision for a better country....

YOUR LETTERS: Congress must move quickly

Congress must move quickly to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower health care costs, make prescription drugs more affordable to seniors, address...

OPINION: Help Missouri Jobs with Justice fight for all of us. Donate today

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Missouri Jobs with Justice plays a vital role in helping workers here and nationally. This personal story of the Missouri organization explains...