Broader-based bargaining requires increasing union power, promoting contract extensions, and establishing wage boards.
A recently reintroduced bill would ensure that state and local government workers can join a union and collectively bargain.
Congress can empower workers in our economy and democracy by strengthening unions.
Karla Walter explains how noncompete and no-poaching agreements harm American workers—and what states can do to better protect them.
The past two years have showcased not only President Trump’s rigging of the U.S. economy, but also the unfulfilled economic promises he made to working Americans.
Building Progressive Infrastructure: How Infrastructure Investments Can Create Jobs, Strengthen Communities, and Tackle the Climate Crisis
Kevin DeGood, Alison Cassady, Karla Walter, and Rejane Frederick discuss the important pieces of a progressive infrastructure bill.
By the White House's own estimate, President Trump and Sen. McConnell's shutdown is costing the U.S. economy $6.5 billion each week they refuse to fund the government.
Gregg Gelzinis, David Madland, and Joe Valenti discuss how changes in how workers are paid warrant important updates to consumer protections.
Progressive state and local lawmakers should act to strengthen workers’ power in the economy and our democracy.
Tax cuts for the wealthy could have covered the cost of investing in the nation’s deteriorating infrastructure.