Police Unions: It’s Time To Change The Law And End The Abuse

By Benjamin Sachs, On Labor. -

Collective action is the source of working people’s power. It is the source of the labor movement’s power. It is the source of power that has enabled workers to secure – through unionization and [...]

Why Labor Day Matters

By Ralph Nader, www.blog.nader.org -

By Ralph Nader for The Nader Page, Labor Day is a time to celebrate America’s tradespeople―the plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, tailors, retail clerks and home health assistants. [...]

Thousand Protest In Iowa Against Restrictions On Collective Bargaining

By Joey Aguirre, www.desmoinesregister.com -

By Joey Aguirre for The Des Moines Register - More than a thousand people supporting teachers and other public employees gathered in front of the Iowa Capitol Sunday afternoon urging legislators [...]

Who Benefits From Univ.Of California’s New ‘Global Campus?’

By Steve Early, www.PopularResistance.org -

AFSCME rank-and-filers are campaigning, with student and community allies, for a different kind of “CBA.” At meetings on campus, in local churches, and other venues, they are pressuring the [...]

Why The Village Voice Strike Is “Part Of A Much Greater Fight”

By Andrew Elrod, www.dissentmagazine.org -

Members of UAW Local 2110—which represents twenty-seven staff writers, editorial assistants, listings editors, and sales representatives at the Village Voice—voted to authorize a strike at the [...]