Reporting on Labor in the US Media

August 27, 2017

“Labour as an issue has been really absent from the media coverage,” explains Michelle Chen, contributing writer for The Nation. “Business reporting, whatever we call economics reporting now, is focused on financial markets. And we know from our everyday lives that financial markets is not where […]

Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA President

August 25, 2017

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris has been re-elected easily to a two-year term by members of the performers union. Results were announced Thursday evening, after 144,000 ballots were sent to members, with 28,988 voting. […]

EPI: How Today’s Unions Help Working People

August 25, 2017

The freedom of workers to join together in unions and negotiate with employers (in a process known as collective bargaining) is widely recognized as a fundamental human right across the globe. In the United States, this right is protected […]

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