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.
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.