Policymakers should heed Wisconsin’s warning—attacks on public-sector workers are harmful for states.
New census data indicate that the middle class would benefit from stronger unions.
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.
Data from the Survey of Consumer Finances show that middle-class union families have more wealth than their nonunion counterparts.
New census data show income growth for middle-class households. More worker power can help continue those gains.
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.
Policymakers should remember the importance of labor unions to help rebuild the middle class.
State and local governments are moving to enact right-to-work laws that harm all workers, regardless of union status, and do not result in the job growth promised by proponents. Policymakers can help working families by pursuing policies to uphold workers’ ability to join together in unions.