Stories tagged: "unions"


Why Unions and Labor Advocates Are Worried About Amy Coney Barrett
Amy Coney Barrett Could Be Catastrophic for Worker Protections and Labor Rights

With the impending confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, labor experts are concerned that a 6-3 conservative court could further erode worker protections.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on manufacturing American products at UAW Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Goes to Michigan, Reminds Voters of Trump’s Broken Promises

In 2016, Trump promised to protect manufacturing plant in Warren, Michigan. It closed in 2019.

President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Trump Calls for Goodyear Boycott While Biden Explains Why Unions Actually Matter

President's attacks fits in with years of Republicans dismantling middle class jobs.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCT. 8, 2019: Rally for LGBTQ rights outside Supreme Court as Justices hear oral arguments in three cases dealing with discrimination in the workplace because of sexual orientation (Image via Shutterstock)
These Are the Next Battles in the Fight for LGBTQ Worker Rights

The United States has to make a number of changes to strengthen unions and labor laws to ensure that LGBTQ workers are properly protected.

Graphic via Tania Lili for Courier
North Carolina Nurses Are Risking Their Lives, and They Want a Union

Nurses at Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina want a union. The pandemic only makes them more certain that one is necessary.