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It’s GOTV time

Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.

PHOTOS: Unions celebrate Labor Day on 5th Avenue

Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.

Climate change: challenge and opportunity

Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.

Better tools, not obstacles, for middle-income workers

We don’t need to listen to pundits or polltakers to know times are tough for working people. Millions of full-time workers live in poverty.

Economic justice is tied to racial justice

For too long, much of the U. S. labor movement has been fighting the corporate class with one hand tied behind our backs.

Election 2016: The next six months

Not since the 1964 election, when Democrat Lyndon Johnson defeated conservative Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater, has the difference between the candidates at the top of the national tickets of the two major parties been so stark.

We celebrate historic minimum wage increase

Last week, the New York State Legislature reached a historic budget agreement that puts the state on a path to a $15 minimum wage. The legislation ensures that millions of low-paid, hard-working New Yorkers will receive much-needed wage increases.

Our history is US history

During African-American History Month, we are reminded that the struggles and victories of people of African descent are central to our nation’s progress.

32BJ endorses Keith Wright for Congress

Endorsement season has picked up in the race for New York’s 13th Congressional District.

Why we’re marching on King Day

Jan. 18, millions around the world will observe the birthday of our beloved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Political costs of inequality

As we approach year’s end, justice and equality advocates can point to important gains.

For low-wage workers, the time has come

Nov. 10, thousands of 1199ers will take to the streets, as will thousands across the U.S., to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage.

Cuomo helps low-paid workers come out of the shadows

I proudly took the stage at the Jacob Javits Center Sept. 10 with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Vice President Joseph Biden and other leaders to announce Cuomo’s “Campaign for Economic Justice,” which seeks to make New York the first ...

Keeping our eyes on the prize

Saturday, Sept. 12, I will be marching shoulder to shoulder with union sisters and brothers in the New York City Labor Day Parade.

Massachusetts home care workers reach new agreement for living wage

Home care workers in Massachusetts have reason to celebrate.

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