Tag: Supreme Court

Our Democracy Is In More Peril Than We Want To Admit After RBG’s Death

September 21, 2020

It’s time to face facts. Whether it is in the workplace or at the ballot box, democracy is losing. Unions — once a cornerstone of economic democracy — are highly popular, but corporate greed and union busting have forced the percentage of people in labor unions to plummet. At the… Read More»

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To Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump, Immigrants Have No Rights

July 12, 2018

People working at a meat distribution warehouse in Brooklyn were tired of working for unsustainable pay without health insurance, paid holidays or overtime pay, so they decided to come together to improve their jobs. Their company immediately threatened and fired individuals for their support of a union, but they persisted in… Read More»

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Gorsuch’s Confirmation Is One Battle in a Long Fight that Working People Will Win

April 7, 2017

Today, working people lost a huge fight when the Senate confirmed Neil M. Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Until recently, a significant number of Democratic senators remained publicly undecided on how they would vote on Gorsuch. Progressive groups, including civil rights organizations, women’s rights groups, democracy advocates, clean money… Read More»

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After Closing Stores, Walmart’s “Plumbing Problems” Excuse Doesn’t Hold Water

April 16, 2015

UPDATE (4/20/2015): Today, members of OUR Walmart have filed a claim with the National Labor Relations Board seeking an injunction to require Walmart to rehire all 2,200 employees laid off last week. The group has also launched a petition to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, calling on him to transfer all laid… Read More»

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