It’s nearly Halloween and do you want to hear something truly spooky? Bad bosses are getting away with using the threat of firing and pay cuts to prevent tens of millions of workers across the country from speaking out about unsafe or discriminatory working conditions. We’ve long known that our… Read More»

More than 13.5 million working men and women could soon be eligible for important overtime protections that until now they’ve been excluded from – but only if we jump into action today. This summer, the U.S. Department of Labor is expected to implement a new overtime rule, which would raise… Read More»

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Fast Track legislation has passed out of the Senate and is headed for the the House of Representatives. Any day now, your representatives may vote on this dangerous legislation that would grant Congress license to expedite secret job-killing trade policies written by the 1% for the 1% that will kill… Read More»

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Last night, in his State of the Union address, President Obama signaled his support for trade promotion authority, commonly called “Fast Track,” for trade deals. While it may have sounded appealing and reasonable in his speech, Fast Track turns out to be quite problematic in practice. Once Fast Track authority… Read More»