Labor

Jun
09
A Backroom Deal To Kill Single Payer

A Backroom Deal To Kill Single Payer

Under pressure from labor leaders and insurance execs, NY Dem leaders are blocking a vote on health care legislation even though it has majority support in the legislature.
Jun
08
Hiding The Union Busters

Hiding The Union Busters

The American Bar Association and corporate interests are trying to block a rule that would expose their anti-labor activities.
Jun
04
Somehow, There Are Still No Safety Standards

Somehow, There Are Still No Safety Standards

Joe Biden promised to safeguard workers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t happened.
May
27
Obama Labor Secretary Joins Anti-Union Law Firm

Obama Labor Secretary Joins Anti-Union Law Firm

Former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez just joined a law firm that brags about its lawyers who “regularly counsel and train clients on union avoidance.”
May
26
Bezos Weaponizes The Washington Post Homepage

Bezos Weaponizes The Washington Post Homepage

Democracy dies in darkness: The Post’s website became a giant native ad Tuesday for Amazon just as the company is facing scrutiny.
May
25
The Campaign To Crush Gig Workers

The Campaign To Crush Gig Workers

After a successful $200 million California initiative, gig companies’ ties to NY Dems could pay off in another anti-worker law.
May
17
The Millionaires Trying To Cut Off Jobless Benefits

The Millionaires Trying To Cut Off Jobless Benefits

Chamber execs being paid millions are leading the fight to insinuate that jobless workers are overcompensated layabouts.
May
14
The Resurrection Of Reagan’s “Welfare Queen”

The Resurrection Of Reagan’s “Welfare Queen”

To supply corporations with exploitable low-wage workers, Republicans and media millionaires are exhuming one of history’s most grotesque lies.