Category Archives: Policy Issues

No Holds Barred: The Intensification Of Employer Opposition to Organizing

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A Cry for Justice: The Voices of Chinese Workers

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Unions Are Good for the American Economy by David Madland and Karla Walter

Unions Are Good for the American Economy by David Madland and Karla Walter
New research shows workers’ freedom to form unions and bargain will be critical…

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Beyond Justice: Bush Administration’s Labor Department Abuses Labor Union Regulatory Authorities

“Beyond Justice: Bush Administration’s Labor Department Abuses Labor Union Regulatory Authorities”
by Scott Lilly of the Center for American Progress.

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The Silent War

The Silent War: “The Silent War,” speaks to the assault on workers’ freedom to choose a union and bargain collectively in the United States. Additional policy statements…

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Do Fat Cats Pay Lower Tax Rates Than Workers?

Do Fat Cats Pay Lower Tax Rates Than Workers? The federal tax code has become skewed in favor of investors over workers. Federal taxes on earnings are now one-and -one-half greater than personal taxes on investment income. Tax policy is the subject of many additional reports at: www.ctj.org

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Will Pensions Exist In The Future?

Will Pensions Exist In The Future? Pensions provide financial security to retired workers. Although, pensions are scarce, a disturbing trend of corporate malfeasance threatens their stability. Learn more about how the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) is fighting to protect retired workers. Additional information on matters impacting our seniors can be found at the ARA web site: http://www.retiredamericans.org/

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Education For Democracy

Education For Democracy: “Education For Democracy,” is a recent position paper developed by the Albert Shanker Institute that addresses the following: How do we instill in a new generation an understanding of an an appreciation for their stunning political historic?… Continue reading

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Employee Free Choice Act & Labor Law History

The Employee Free Choice Act, supported by a bipartisan coalition in Congress, would enable working people to bargain for better benefits, wages and working conditions by restoring workers’ freedom to choose for themselves whether to join a union…

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