The Center for American Progress Action Fund produced a video series documenting what is at stake in three real stories of how unions make the middle class.
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.
Strengthening organized labor is one of the most important steps to help rebuild our 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.
David Madland and Nick Bunker explain why building a middle class for the 21st century will be difficult until union membership starts to increase.
David Madland and Nick Bunker show how organized labor increases political participation and fights for policies that help union and nonunion Americans alike.
David Madland and Karla Walter conclude that a recent compromise between Boeing and its workers is good for all parties and discredits attacks on the National Labor Relations Board.
Recent House Republican attacks on the National Labor Relations Board are damaging to all workers, not just the unionized, write David Madland and Karla Walter.
A referendum vote tomorrow on a law slashing public-sector worker collective bargaining rights will likely show how Ohioans, like the rest of Americans, are in favor of workers’ right to organize, says Karla Walter.