Barber: Why All Americans Need Strong Labor Unions

September 3, 2017

“This Labor Day, tens of thousands of men and women are rising up in Chicago and cities from coast to coast to demand that everyone in America have the right to organize and join a union,” writes the Reverend William Barber in Newsweek. […]

EPI: Who are Today’s Union Members?

September 3, 2017

As Labor Day approaches, we honor the labor leaders and working people throughout history who have fought for labor protections and a voice on the job. In 2017, unions continue to fight for labor standards and higher wages in traditionally unionized sectors, like manufacturing, along with […]

Weingarten: A Moment of Moral Clarity on Labor Day

August 27, 2017

“Have you heard the joke about Labor Day?” writes Randi Weingarten in the Huffington Post. “It’s when Americans celebrate the contributions of working people with mattress sales and cookouts so they don’t have to think about how their wages […]

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