Tag: working people

Join together to get ahead

The Labor Wire June 26, 2018   On the eve of a likely ruling against workers in Janus v. AFSCME, leading economists continue to say unions are the best tool to raise pay and standards for working people. A recent paper by Henry Farber, Daniel

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Jobs, jobs, jobs

The Labor Wire May 31, 2018 Washington often misses the big picture by focusing on narrow details, like the monthly jobs report due out tomorrow from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This month’s numbers will likely continue a trend of modest job growth dating

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We’ll vote for you if you fight for us

I The Labor Wire May 30, 2018 The negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement have continued past House Speaker Paul Ryan’s arbitrary deadline, which puts them squarely into the electoral season as we head toward the midterm elections in November. Working people won’t

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