Walmart suing a union for protesting its treatment of workers. (click)
Robert Reich explains why AFL-CIO now supporting a limited guest-worker provision in immigration reform compromise. Given US history, may be a necessity. (click)
Union membership level now lowest since Great Depression.
Unions at lowest percentage of membership since 1930s.
Brendan Fischer list new campaign’s to continue the dismantling of Unions in the US.
Watch Ralph Nader show that raising minimum wage would help 30 million workers.
Matt Karlin on how NAFTA helps the 1% and hurts labor on both sides of the border.
Income inequality and union membership vary inversely. No surprise? Or just a case of post hoc ergo propter hoc? I see it as one of those striking cases where empirical data makes the correct historical explanations more certain. A chart for every phone booth.
Wage rights and guest workers. Check Gabriel Thompson’s story.