One month after Election Day, many of us are still fighting through our shock and grief while trying to better understand the reasons for Hillary Clinton’s defeat.
We in 1199SEIU have been in high gear since September, pulling out the vote for Hillary Clinton and labor-friendly candidates for Congress and state houses.
Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.
Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.
For too long, much of the U. S. labor movement has been fighting the corporate class with one hand tied behind our backs.
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.
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.
Jan. 18, millions around the world will observe the birthday of our beloved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As we approach year’s end, justice and equality advocates can point to important gains.
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.