EPI: Puzder Fails Every Test for a Labor Secretary

December 9, 2016

“Puzder, who makes millions as a low-wage employer, fails every test for a Labor Secretary,” writes Ross Eisenberry for The Economic Policy Institute. “DOL’s mission is to improve the wages and working conditions of working Americans, but Puzder […]

Breitbart Rips Trump’s Labor Pick

December 9, 2016

Donald Trump on Thursday faced criticism over his labor secretary pick from an unlikely source: Breitbart News, a right-wing media organization that championed Trump’s presidential candidacy. The criticisms mark a departure for the site that staunchly supported Trump’s presidential candidacy and […]

Macaray: Trump vs. America’s Labor Unions

December 5, 2016

“As for ‘best case,’ it goes like this: Trump basically leaves the unions alone,” writes David Macaray in CounterPunch. “After all, with immigration, Obamacare, building a wall, courting Russia, pacifying the Middle East, and ‘reclaiming America,’ […]

Hogler: Why America’s Labor Unions are About to Die

November 30, 2016

“It’s a sad twist of irony that Trump’s election and Republican dominance across the country may finally destroy once and for all the institution most responsible for working- and middle-class prosperity. It will likely be a three-punch fight, ending with […]

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