Nation Topics - Unions
News and Features
The spirit of democratic protest, so vibrant across the Middle East, has been kindled here in Middle America.
Progressive service organizations connect real world needs to Beltway advocacy and lobbying. Conservatives fear and loathe that.
How Scott Walker’s unionbusting spurred a popular uprising.
Proposed budget cuts and threats to collective bargaining are already damaging public education in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's struggle is about more than unions, it's part of a larger campaign against the foundations of the American middle class.
As the showdown in Wisconsin demonstrates, progressives must embrace the government workers’ struggle as our own—or else.
A proposed bill to end collective bargaining and slash wages and benefits for nearly all public employees could foreshadow a larger conservative strategy to take down unions.
The assault on public employee unions is the next phase of a the forty-year campaign by the rich against the rest of us.
With US approval and privatization the goal, the government is targeting organized labor.
A talk with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on the state of the labor movement and plans for the future.