Category Archives: Labor Unions

Virginia and Alabama: Right to Work on the Ballot

This November, Virginia and Alabama will have so-called “Right to Work” amendments on the ballot. In Arizona, we have a Right to Work law. Every job application begins with a declaration that you must initial that says you understand that AZ is a Right to Work state and you “can be fired for any reason or no reason at all”. – Read the full article

AFL-CIO: Clinton Says No To TPP

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SEIU: To Win Economic Justice, We Must Win Racial Justice

Powerful video by the SEIU – Service Employees International Union: – Read the full article

UFCW International Calls On Walmart To Dump Trump

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The President’s Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Budget

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Robert Reich: We Must Strengthen Labor Unions

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Senator Cory Booker’s Campaign Kickoff in Garfield, NJ…and I was there!

Wednesday, September 3, was the official kickoff campaign for Senator Cory Booker to secure re-election as the Garden States’ junior Senator. Newark’s former Mayor scheduled an all day odyssey to transverse the states’ segment of Interstate -95’s corridor.  I secured a good seat at the Boys’ & Girls’ Club in Garfield, NJ for my first campaign stomp event.The room was a stronghold of NJ Democrats, including Mayor Dawn Zimmer of Hoboken (#bridgegate witness) Congressman Pascrell the senior Senator Robert Mendez (grainy, but you can see him seated beside Senator Booker and on the right side, Mr. – Read the full article

A Peek of What Campaigns May Come

Congressman Charles Rangel (D) – NY NY State Senator – Adriano Espaillat (D) – NY The NY primary race between 22-term Democrat, Congressman Charles Rangel (D) – NY has flown under the media radar. State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D) – NY, for the second time since 2012, is seeking to unseat Mr. – Read the full article

Shop New, 100% Union Metro Market, Madison, WI

I didn’t expect to see this in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin – Metro Market has just opened a new, 100% Union grocery in Madison! Granted, Madison is the most liberal area in the state, but its good to see a business that still cares about its workers. – Read the full article

MAD AS HELL?

Almost half a century has gone by since the passage of the Equal Pay Act and still a sizable  gap remains between the compensation women and men receive for comparable jobs. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, is EQUAL PAY DAY.   RAISE your voice.  – Read the full article

McDonald’s Employee Helpless Desk

The McDonald’s Employee Helpline, known as the McResource Line, made headlines back in November when some of the gems of wisdom it offers its minimum-wage-barely-surviving employee base came to light. From “breaking food into pieces often results in eating less and still feeling full” to “consider returning some of your unopened purchases that may not seem as appealing as they did. – Read the full article

Labor Day: Celebrating Unions’ Uplifting the American Worker

The Goal Of Unions Is And Always Has Been To Better The Standards Of Life For Wage Earners  The TRUE meaning of Labor Day has been hijacked like every other American holiday and demurred to the official weekend closing the summer break with the introduction to a new school year. – Read the full article