US Job Openings Hit Record High of 7.14 Million

October 16, 2018

US job openings jumped to a record high in August, far outpacing a rise in hiring, suggesting that companies could be increasingly having difficulties finding qualified workers. The Labor Department said in its monthly Job Openings and […]

Bloomberg: Trump Wants to Make Union Pickets Illegal

October 15, 2018

“Protesting workers may need to be extra cautious about whose hand they’re trying to force in the wake of a recent NLRB ruling that will likely affect labor advocacy in a number of industries,” writes Hassan Kanu in Bloomberg Law. “The National Labor […]

Jacobin: We Need More Than $15

October 14, 2018

“‘Power concedes nothing without a demand,’ abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass declared 161 years ago,” writes Jonathan Rosenblum in Jacobin. “Last week saw that truth on broad display as Amazon, facing growing political and organizing pressure, announced it was setting a minimum wage of $15 […]

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