For RWDSU members, the real-world effects of the Trump administration’s almost incomprehensibly cruelRWDSU focus came into startling view June 20. At a time when the world was voicing outrage about families being separated at the southern U.S. border, another shocking miscarriage of justice occurred further north in Ohio. At a Fresh Mark meat processing plant, 146…
WASHINGTON—Attorney General Jeff Sessions, this past week, rescinded 2011 Department of Justice guidelines that said refugees and asylum-seekers have the right to work in the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY – The Trump tax bill continues to be a drain on this countries finances while an incentive for companies to relocate out of the USA. Large corporations are using the profits gained for massive stock buybacks and not to add jobs in this country.
WASHINGTON—Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, drew opposition from labor unions within minutes after he was nominated July 9.
New York, NY – Post-Janus, the toxicity of having Donald Trump in the White House could not be any clearer. That said, working men and women contending with Trump’s corrosive anti-worker policies have an even bigger problem: too many of their brethren continue to support him.
Reprinted WSLC is the state-level body of the AFL-CIO union federation and helps coordinate the political and legislative efforts of roughly 600 affiliated local unions with 450,000 members in all. Johnson, 66, has worked for WSLC since 1986. Before becoming WSLC president in 2011, he served as WSLC’s lead lobbyist and as its research and…
NEW YORK, NY – Without a union, graduate workers have little recourse on issues such as low stipends, health care, parental leave, sexual harassment, academic fees, parking and many other issues. But what may be most important to many graduate workers is the stability a binding contract brings to the workforce,
New York, NY – One Fair Wage proponents, this week, published a new report further detailing the absurdity of allowing some employers in the state to pay tipped workers a sub-minimum wage.