Greenhouse: John Sweeney the Organizer

April 25, 2021

Ai-jen Poo, co-founder of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, was facing a quandary: She was making little headway getting the New York state legislature to enact a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. It was 2008, and the bill of rights, which called for overtime pay, one day off a week, and protections […]

Manchin Throws Support Behind Union-Backed PRO Act

April 22, 2021

Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) on Monday threw his support behind the PRO Act, union-backed legislation to promote labor organizing. The PRO Act would block “right-to-work” laws, which allow people who benefit from union […]

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