Throughout the country, women, people of color, and workers in the service sector make up a sizable portion of the working class.
Allowing more Americans to bargain collectively and instituting novel ways to bargain across industries and occupations will help reduce gender and racial pay gaps.
In Janus v. AFSCME, the Supreme Court weakened the freedom of government workers to come together in strong unions; now, progressive state and local leaders must fight for public sector unions.
The Trump administration and its allies in Congress gave massive tax cuts to the wealthy that were funded in part through health care sabotage.
Recent polling shows strong support for wage boards across the United States.
After passing a tax cut that personally enriches themselves, some Republican members of Congress are pushing billions of dollars of cuts to modest nutrition assistance benefits that help everyday families.
Advancing Ownership in Cutting-Edge Industries: How the Federal Government Can Ensure that the Tech Sector Shares Profits With Workers
Karla Walter discusses the importance of pay and profit equity in the tech sector.
Promoting progressive economic policies is key if policymakers want to build a broad coalition of working-class supporters.
David Madland argues for a modernized U.S. collective bargaining system as a tool to raise wages and empower workers.
Angela Hanks and David Madland make a case for better workforce training, one that would create a partnership among employers, worker organizations, and government.