Editors' Blog

Working in the Union Movement

Since 1995 when the Sweeney leadership interrupted the usual transition in the AFL-CIO, America's union movement has become more and more approachable.

Lenin on "Reactionary" Trade Unions by Thomas Riggins

One of the most difficult questions facing any socialist movement is its relation to the trade unions.


Summary: There is a lot of confusion about China and its unions in the world workers' movement.

NLRB takes steps to aid unionization efforts

This was posted over at Americna Rights at Work.

It's not the Employee Free Choice Act, but...

When Democrats gained control of Congress in 2008, it seemed possible the Employee Free Choice Act could pass.

Labor praises "modest" improvements in union regulations

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on NLRB Election StandardsJune 21, 2011

Podcast: Labor’s Independence and the Stakes in the 2012 Elections

Today we discuss responses to a recent speech delivered by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the political independence of the labor movement.

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