2 Commonsense Tax Reforms That Would Help Unions and Raise Revenue
Federal policymakers can raise funds and support unions with two policy reforms.
Service Contract Workers Deserve Good Jobs
President Biden is using his executive authority to build power and improve the lives of contract workers; he can do even more to raise standards for service workers.
A Workforce Board Can Solve Colorado’s Home Care Woes
Bringing together representatives of workers, employers, and the public can foster coordinated problem-solving.
Unions Play a Major Role in Helping America’s Middle Class
Encouraging union membership is essential to supporting middle-class workers.
Essential Work, Disposable Workers: Why Home Care Workers Need Labor Protections
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need to strengthen protections for home care workers.
How State and Local Governments Can Support Safe Workplaces and Protect Public Health During the Coronavirus Crisis
Workers should have a strong voice in setting and enforcing public health standards.
How Trump Has Undermined the Wisconsin Economy
While President Trump boasts of creating the “best economy ever,” Wisconsinites are experiencing something far different.
What Is Sectoral Bargaining?
Sectoral bargaining is a form of collective bargaining that extends negotiated wages, benefits, and workplace standards across an entire occupation, industry, or region.
The Middle Class Continues to Struggle as Union Density Remains Low
Union membership rates are at record lows, and new data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the share of income going to the middle class remains low as well.
How to Promote Sectoral Bargaining in the United States
Broader-based bargaining requires increasing union power, promoting contract extensions, and establishing wage boards.