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Several Democratic presidential candidates are pushing for sectoral bargaining, in which whole industries are unionized instead of a single company.
Congressional Democrats have suggested they could vote for the North American pact if protections for Mexican workers are sufficiently implemented.
Most of the leading Democratic presidential candidates will be in Los Angeles on Thursday and Friday, trying to woo union members.
LA teachers are striking against the school district, but it is the state that controls the purse strings
California is unusual in that the bulk of education funding comes from the state budget
Business organizations support the change, but labor activists say it would make low-wage contract workers more vulnerable.
On Wednesday, Canadian and U.S. negotiators head back to the negotiating table for discussions on overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA.) Over the weekend, President Trump tweeted that there was no need to keep Canada in the deal and he warned he might terminate it altogether. Then yesterday, Richard Trumka, the leader of […]
The Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME disproportionately impacts public sector African-American workers.
What does the Supreme Court's Janus ruling mean for unions? It would be like the government no longer enforcing taxes
"What would happen is fewer people would pay their taxes and the ability of government to provide services would then erode," says Harvard professor Benjamin Sachs.
Labor advocates have described this case as the biggest threat to labor unions in years