NLRB Decisions Boost Union Organizing


Two recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) should help restore the right of workers to organize unions in the private sector   Read More

More Manufacturing Jobs not enough To Restore the America's Working Middle Class


The title of the new report by the National Employment Law Project says it all: Manufacturing Low Pay: Declining Wages in the Jobs that Built America's Middle Class   Read More

Inequality and the 2014 Election


With about 95 percent of the income gain during the current "economic recovery" going to the top 1 percent, this might have been a topic during the recent elections.   Read More

Republicans are Winning the War on Voting Will it Give Them Victory in November?


It has become a key part of the Republican playbook: try to keep likely Democratic voters from going to the polls by passing a variety of restrictions, from voter ID laws to rules eliminating the right to register a the polling place on Election Day.   Read More

You'd Think the Rich Give More to Charity - But You'd be Wrong


It's just common sense to assume that folks not living paycheck-to-paycheck would be giving a higher percentage of their income to charities. After all, they have lots of extra disposable income and are in more of a position to "give back."   Read More

Americans Vastly Underestimate CEO-Worker Pay Gap


Maybe this explains why Americans aren't more outraged by exorbitant CEO pay.   Read More

Americans Have Long Workweek, Poll Shows


The average full-time employee in the United States now works 46.7 hours a week. This is slightly more than in over a decade, according to a Gallup poll.   Read More

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