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This could explain a few things... "Among the 534 current members of Congress, at least 268 had an average net worth of $1 million or more for 2012." Learn more: http://bit.ly/1dCYesa

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In fact, 75 percent of employers facing a union organizing drive hire anti-union consultants for counsel on how to thwart or decertify unions. Anti-union organizations and for-profit “unionbusting” consultants have greatly contributed to men and women experiencing enormous obstacles when banding together for fair wages, affordable health care, improved working… Read More»

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In the “right-to-work” south, the fight for a voice on the job is an uphill struggle. But these workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Miss., aren’t afraid to struggle. Check out this Ed Show clip to learn more about their fight and spread the word on Facebook and Twitter.

“Right to work” sounds like a good idea. But in reality, these laws have nothing to do with providing rights or work. Right-to-work laws make it optional for workers protected by a union contract to help pay for the expenses that the union incurs while guaranteeing the rights of all employees.… Read More»

Deutsche Telekom’s U.S. Labor Practices The failure of U.S. labor law to protect America’s workers from pervasive unionbusting is well-documented. Yet little attention has been paid to the practice of foreign companies operating in cooperation with their employees in their home countries, where labor laws are stronger, while failing to… Read More»

New Report Features Current & Former FedEx Ground Drivers Describing Discriminatory Practices and Unionbusting Efforts CONTACTS: Liz Cattaneo, 202-822-2127 x104 lcattaneo@americanrightsatwork.org Mistique Cano, 202-263-2882 cano@civilrights.org WASHINGTON, DC – “Fed Up with FedEx: How FedEx Ground Tramples Workers’ Rights and Civil Rights,” a report that documents how FedEx appears to misclassify… Read More»

For decades, the telecommunications industry has provided technicians, customer service agents, operators, and others with job security, opportunities to advance and gain new skills, and sustainable wages and benefits. Yet since Verizon was formed in 2000, it has shirked its responsibilities as a public utility, pursuing a race-to-the-bottom, low-road business… Read More»

New unionbusting data released by American Rights at Work WASHINGTON, DC—In conjunction with International Human Rights Day, Saturday, December 10, workers’ rights advocacy group American Rights at Work releases new data on extensive employer conduct designed to undermine union organizing efforts.  American Rights at Work Board Chair and former Democratic… Read More»

Findings from this new report reveal that a majority of employers aggressively use both legal and illegal anti-union tactics during union representation elections, which impedes workers’ ability to form unions. » Download the report (PDF) By Chirag Mehta and Nik Theodore, Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, December… Read More»