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The labor movement fought for civil rights before. We will do it again

In the 1960s Tilly Blanding, a 13-year-old budding civil rights activist, had to make a life changing decision: stand up or stay home.<p>Tilly had been threatened at gunpoint by a racist earlier that day as she stood on a picket line in her South Carolina hometown. Her mother asked her to consider …

Middle-class

America, Levi’s, Unions, and Cool

<i>By George Giles</i><p><i>President of Local 2550 of the Southwest Regional Joint Board, Workers United, SEIU</i><p>Across the world, a pair of Levi’s symbolizes …

Middle-class

Common Ground: Improving the Quality of Hospital Jobs

By Leslie Frane, Executive Vice President, Service Employees International Union<p>Margie is nearing 60 and in another age, she would have been nearing …

Health Care

Unions made all the difference in my life: Valarie Long (Opinion)

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As a young black woman growing up in Lorain, I was fortunate.<p>My father, like his father before him, worked at U.S. Steel, or …

A propósito del día del trabajo: Ahora más que nunca, Estados Unidos necesita sindicatos

Durante los últimos siete meses las familias latinas en Estados Unidos han sufrido constantes <b>ataques personales y de odio</b> de parte de una …

Working People Stopped Health Care Repeal. Now, We’re Fighting For Union Rights.

In cities like Seattle and New York, workers have won wage increases and other gains that have given millions of Americans a pathway to a better life.<p>The health care workers who helped lead the remarkable grassroots coalition against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act proved this past July, when …

Health Care

This Labor Day, AAPI workers call for more unions to fix the rigged economy

Raising our voices in proud solidarity this Labor Day, Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) workers are joining with working people across the …

Middle-class

Unions are the key to winning for working families (Guest opinion)

<b>BY HEATHER CONROY</b><p>On Monday at Portland's Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center, Service Employees International Union members like Sunita Patel will join …

The Democratic Party needs to become a workers’ party

There’s a debate in the Democratic Party about how to win in the Trump era. Some progressives have been shocked over President Trump’s appeal to working class voters, and Beltway pundits speculate that a surge in blue collar support for Trump explains Hillary Clinton’s defeat. Some commenters have …

Middle-class

Organized labor's urgent mission

Working New Yorkers have a long history of organizing against economic injustice. It was in New York where organized labor lifted millions out of …

Palmer: Union labor made manufacturing great

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Middle-class

On your Labor Day vacation, remember the worker who can’t afford one

Carol gets very few holidays off. This Labor Day, as many in Baltimore and across the country enjoy a day’s respite from their labors, Carol will be …

Income Inequality

Unions are strong in California. This case is about to put that unity to the test

In SEIU Local 1000, we are proud to live in a state that supports working families. California was the first state to lift our minimum wage floor to …

Middle-class

When Labor was strong, America was strong

This Labor Day, workers in Chicago and across the country are calling for higher wages and an economy that works for all — not just the wealthy few. …

Middle-class

On Labor Day, Asian American nurses, health workers raise their voices for justice

SEIU PHOTO<p>It is the nature of a health care worker’s heart to help others heal and to usher in wellness. This Labor Day, Asian American nurses and …

Health Care

Why the SEIU backs 4 bills in California Legislature

The union I’m privileged to work for, Service Employees International Union, has a core philosophy: Empowering and protecting workers improves …

Alameda County

David Broder: Workers need better pay and benefits

ANNIE COUSINS, a home care worker from Richmond, doesn’t get a day off on Labor Day, or any other holiday. As most Americans spend the day at a …

Income Inequality

Together We Rise: Building a 21st Century Labor Movement

This weekend we celebrate Labor Day, a tradition started 135 years ago. This day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers and the contributions they have made to the vitality, strength, and prosperity of this country. Workers are more than just laborers in the fields or …

Another Voice: Dedicated health care workers don't get the day off

<b>By Ruth Heller</b><p>Labor Day. It means, happily for most of us, a three-day weekend. Last chance to head for the beach, fire up the backyard grill, get …

Health Care

LABOR DAY: For Strong Wages, Strong Unions Needed

<b></b> The Fight for 15 is a national campaign that keeps growing stronger. Photo courtesy of Fight for 15<i>BY VENSON BARBER</i>As a fast-food worker, I work for …

Fight for $15

opinion

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The Caring Economy is Growing Every Day

By Becky Wang, Home Care Worker, Sterling, VA<p>I am a Chinese American immigrant and the mother of two sons, one who is autistic with severe behavioral …

Disability

This Labor Day: Let’s Stand Up for Our Future

By Eva Cruz, Miami<p>As a mother and grandmother who has worked hard at my job for over 20 years, I’ve had enough. In 1986, I came to this country from …

Burger King

We Need a Union

By Tanzie Dorough, Houston<p>Having worked at Burger King for the past three years, I’ll be the first to tell you we don’t get paid enough. I struggle …

High Blood Pressure

I’m fiercely standing with unions on Labor Day

By Sasha Cuttler, RN SEIU Local 1021<p>“I love those earrings!”<p>That’s how a fellow nurse greeted me moments after I walked into our biennial meeting of …

LGBTQI

Carrying on my mother's Fight for $15

My mother, Tara Blair, had a larger-than-life personality and a heart to match. She easily made friends and she was a mentor to many.<p>She also was a …

Sexual Harassment

Op-ed from Richmond Worker Going on Strike This Labor Day: “Everything I do—I do for my son.”

<i>The following is by Brittney Lee, a Richmond-area fast-food and home care worker in the Fight for $15 campaign. Brittney is a 24 year-old</i> …

Middle-class

Trans Rights = Worker's Rights

“You can’t feel it from the front. You have to feel it from the back.” <br>My manager at McDonald’s barked these orders over a staff-wide headset moments …

LGBTQI