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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...

It’s not just jobs that people are losing during the pandemic,...

In the months since the coronavirus struck, our economy has been devastated. More than 1.54 million people have confirmed COVID-19 cases. And more than...

OPINION: Workers Memorial Day highlights Secretary of Labor Scalia’s failure to...

By CELINE McNICHOLAS Economic Policy Institute Workers Memorial Day on April 28, was a day observed around the world to remember those workers killed or injured...

OPINION: In the midst of a pandemic, Trump’s NLRB makes it...

By CELINE McNICHOLAS The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a rule making it harder for workers to win and keep a union. At the...

OPINION: COVID-19 pandemic makes clear why we need national paid sick...

By ELISE GOULD and DAVID COOPER Economic Policy Institute The COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight the costs of economic inequality in the United States. There’s the inequality...

COVID-19 pandemic makes clear why we need national paid sick leave

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight the costs of economic inequality in the United States. There’s the inequality in access to paid sick days and...

The REAL state of the union for working people

By TIM ROWDEN Editor President Trump’s State of the Union speech spent a lot of time focusing on jobs and the economy, putting a predictably positive...

The state of the union for working people

In preparation for President Trump’s State of the Union speech, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) assembled research from the last year that examines the...

Missouri one of 15 worst states to be a teacher

A proposal from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education aims to change that By TIM ROWDEN Editor Missouri teachers are among the lowest paid in the...
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