New census data indicate that the middle class would benefit from stronger unions.
Worker Attack Tracker: President Trump is rolling back protections to ensure that Americans can be safe on the job, receive fair pay and benefits, save for retirement, access high-quality training programs, have a voice in their workplace, and not be discriminated against at work.
Workers, taxpayers, and high-road business would lose out if prevailing wage laws were to be repealed.
These so-called reforms would rig the system even further in favor of employers, hurting working Americans.
A national right-to-work law would increase the power of corporations but harm the middle class, workers, and American democracy.
State and local governments have a role to play in rebuilding worker power—which is crucial for fixing our broken economy.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee can secure answers on Puzder’s commitment to workers at his Senate confirmation hearing.
Forthcoming vote is a test of President Trump’s commitment to the workers he pledged to represent.
History demonstrates that a government hiring freeze will lead to more privatization of government services—a move that will cost taxpayers money and make American jobs worse.
Data from the Survey of Consumer Finances show that middle-class union families have more wealth than their nonunion counterparts.