New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley snatched a labor union endorsement.
SEIU has thrown their support behind the Black Lives Matter movement. The union passed a resolution demanding an end to the “War on Black People.”
1199SEIU President George Gresham will oversee the union for another three years.
Late last month, Congress passed and the president signed the most far-reaching criminal justice reform in a generation.
Despite the pundits’ election night pronouncements, last month’s election truly resulted in a blue wave that should fundamentally transform developments in our nation’s capital.
We’ve entered the home stretch of one of our nation’s most consequential political contests. Nov. 6 is a referendum on the regressive policies of the 45th president and his congressional accomplices.
In less than two months, voters across the country can begin to lead our nation out of the nightmare of the Trump administration. We would not be exaggerating to call the Nov. 6 election one of the most critical in ...
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is not happy with a new student borrower proposal by the U.S. Department of Education.
Last month, we learned that corporate tax receipts are near a 75-year low as a share of the overall economy and that the federal budget deficit is increasing far faster than the White House and its congressional allies had predicted.
Whether it was Lower Manhattan or in Los Angeles, labor leaders and activists took to the streets to protest the White House’s immigration policies.
The last session of the Supreme Court produced a host of decisions that turned back the clock on social, political and economic justice.
The labor movement lives
April 4 marked one of the darkest days in U.S. history: the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout his activist years, Dr. King endured many death threats, but in the last years ...
Each February we celebrate our achievements and take stock of the progress we’ve made on our long march to freedom.
This month we celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth.