by | Jul 22, 2019

The Bernie Sanders campaign recently announced that it would be raising its salaries staffers’ effective pay to $15 an hour by shortening their workdays. This comes on the heels of reports that middling salaries and 60-hour weeks mean that Bernie…

by | Jul 16, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the side of public-sector workers, preventing them from being forced to pay “fair-share fees” for collective bargaining, means a lot of policy organizations will have to revamp their databases. In a post pointing out…

by | Jun 27, 2018

Public sector union members can put their money where their mouth is, or isn’t.

by | Mar 28, 2017

Recently, more than a dozen out-of-state organizers from the United Auto Workers checked into a hotel in Greenville. Their mission? To start making intrusive house calls at the homes of BMW’s union-free employees in nearby Spartanburg in attempt to unionize…

by | Mar 9, 2017

Sacramento California Democrats frequently bloviate about helping the poor and downtrodden, yet two recent examples — a campaign by the nation’s second-largest public-school district to crush charter alternatives and new state legislation that will boost the cost of housing development…

by | Mar 8, 2017

Since the ascendency of automation, the internet, citizen journalists, social media, talk radio and cable news, by nearly all accounts, institutional journalism (aka the ‘mainstream media empire’) has had a rough couple of decades. Newsrooms across the country have been…

by | Feb 27, 2017

Why is Ohio still a forced unionism state, where labor bosses can have workers who refuse to pay union fees fired? As recently as 2012, Ohio was surrounded by forced unionism in every direction; now, workers in only one of…

by | Feb 14, 2017

With union membership in the United States at an all-time low—even after eight years of having a pro-union president in the White House, more than 93% of the private sector workforce is union free—unions now face very uncertain future under…

by | Feb 14, 2017

On Saturday, Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders called for nationwide protests to stop Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act. The trigger event was Friday’s confirmation of Dr. Tom Price as President Trump’s Secretary of Health and Human Services. Price…

by | Feb 14, 2017

On Monday, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the union behind the multi-million dollar push to raise the minimum wage to $15 and unionize the fast-food industry, protested President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder. As CEO of…

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register