It is clear that strengthening worker voice and power strengthens the middle class.
Workers are standing up for a living wage and a union. Here is why the union is so important.
Union Membership Remained Steady in 2013, But Conservative Attacks Threaten to Weaken Organized Labor
Policies that undermine unionization ultimately threaten the strength and vitality of America’s middle class.
Is this an innovative step for the United Automobile Workers and Volkswagen?
New Census Bureau data underscore how critical unions are in building strong middle classes across the country.
The decline of labor unions is an often-overlooked factor in the decreasing share of national income going to the middle class.
If the Senate fails to act soon to approve the president’s five bipartisan National Labor Relations Board nominees, many workplace protections could functionally disappear in August.
We should adopt policies that help workers freely choose whether to organize if we want to strengthen organized labor and create a vibrant middle class.
By advancing the interests of the middle class in the workplace and in our democracy, unions help build and strengthen the middle class.
Karla Walter, David Madland, and Ross Eisenbrey present six ways right-to-work laws harm union and nonunion workers alike as well as the communities they live in.