Commentary | December 15, 2016

Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker’?

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

Commentary | December 9, 2016

Why Trump’s Labor Secretary Is an Extreme Contradiction

Via: CNN.com

Opposition to workers’ rights is bread and butter for fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder.

Commentary | December 1, 2016

Labor Department Overtime Rules Important for Employees

Via: The Hill

Millions of workers in retail, food service, and other industries currently denied overtime pay would benefit.

Commentary | November 29, 2016

Fight for $15 Has Brought $62 Billion in Raises and Counting to Underpaid Workers

Via: PBS Newshour

What would really move the needle for U.S. workers? $15 an hour and a union.

Commentary | November 23, 2016

What the Label on Your Thanksgiving Turkey Won’t Tell You

Via: Washington Post

How were the men and women who processed your bird in the poultry plant treated?

Commentary | November 2, 2016

A Fair Chance for Two Million New York City Jobseekers

Via: Gotham Gazette

The Fair Chance Act aims to ensure fairness in the job search for people with an arrest or conviction record.

Commentary | October 31, 2016

Voters Want Government to Act Against Mischaracterization of Employees

Via: The Hill

Only 3 in 10 voters say they trust employers to treat their workers fairly.

Commentary | October 20, 2016

A Higher Minimum Wage Will Help Maine’s Elderly

Via: Bangor Daily News

One in three working seniors in Maine will get a raise.

Commentary | October 18, 2016

Wells Fargo Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg

Via: Huffington Post

We need investigations of all the big banks.

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