Tesla Complaints Could Accelerate Organizing Drive

March 18, 2018

As part of its effort to organize the electric automaker’s Fremont, California, factory, the UAW has filed a string of unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board. The complaints, grouped with reports of working conditions […]

Goode: Educating Kids About Unions Teaches Real-World Skills

March 17, 2018

“Both of my parents were in unions, but honestly, I don’t know much about them,” writes Robin White Goode in Black Enterprise. “My indifference could be attributable to what I learned in school about their significance in American history and to workers’ […]

US Job Openings Surge to Record High in January

March 16, 2018

US job openings jumped to a record high in January, but a persistent lag in hiring suggested that employers will probably have to raise wages to attract qualified workers. The monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS, released by […]

Kahlenberg: The Bobby Kennedy Pathway

March 16, 2018

“After the 2016 election, many progressives were furious to learn that 22 percent of the working-class whites who once supported President Barack Obama voted for Donald Trump,” writes Richard Kahlenberg in The New York Times. “How could the same people back two political figures with such diametrically […]

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