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OPINION: A century after the Battle of Blair Mountain, protecting workers’...

By DAVE KEMPER One hundred years ago last week, in the late summer of 1921, at least 7,000 West Virginia coal miners affiliated with the...

Now is not the time to cut expanded unemployment benefits for...

The labor market added 266,000 jobs in April – solid growth but far below expectations, says Heidi Shierholz, director of policy at the Economic...

Who are today’s union workers?

Unionized workers are diverse, and they work in most industries across America One in nine workers — 15.9 million working women and men in the...

Wages grew in 2020 because low-wage workers suffered brunt of job...

Wages grew historically fast in 2020 primarily because over 80 percent of the 9.6 million net jobs lost in 2020 were held by the...

Investment in infrastructure and clean energy would create at least 6.9...

Rebalancing trade by expanding exports, and expanding public investments in infrastructure, clean energy, and energy efficiency, are the keys to generating at least 6.9...

OPINION: Policymakers should focus on rebuilding the Postal Service after the...

By MONIQUE MORRISEEY Last week, the House Oversight Committee held its first hearing on the U.S. Postal Service since Democrats gained control of the presidency...

OPINION: Congressional relief bill is an important step toward addressing the...

By THEA M. LEE Congress passed a $900 billion relief and recovery package last week that provides long-overdue relief to millions of working people, including...

17,000 workers impacted by Trump administration’s suspension of union elections...

The Trump National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) suspension of union elections for a two-week period at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted nearly...

Preview: How Trump turned his back on workers

It’s no secret that many union members voted for Donald Trump in 2016 with hopes that he would live up to his promises to...

OPINION: Trump’s war on the Postal Service

By MONIQUE MORRISSEY On June 15, President Trump appointed Louis DeJoy, a North Carolina businessman and Republican fundraiser as the new Postmaster General. DeJoy has...