For over a century, labor unions have protected and strengthened workers through a process called collective bargaining. But right-to-work laws, like PROPOSITION A in Missouri, are taking that protection away.
Prepaid bank cards provide the jobless easy access to their benefits and can help those without a bank account avoid check-cashing fees and the risk of carrying cash. However, Big Banks are stinging too many unemployed Americans with unnecessary and hidden costs. Of the 40 states that have switched from paper checks to prepaid debit
A highly punitive anti-worker budget, put forth by House GOP members this week, is on its way to the House floor after the House Budget Committee approved the deeply-flawed piece of legislation Wednesday. The “Path to Prosperity” plan, drafted by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), calls for substantial cuts to federal jobs, salaries and
In a move that will cost 2,100 jobs, the Boeing Company announced this week it will close its military aircraft plant in Wichita, KS and move the work to Texas and Oklahoma. The IAM represents about 450 members at the facility, which performs modifications of military aircraft, in addition to work on Air Force One.
On the eve of voting on trade deals that will send even more North American jobs overseas, the Washington Post reports that “for the first time, lawmakers, businesses and even White House officials are courting consumers from cash-rich countries such as China, India and Brazil to fill the nation’s shopping malls and pick up the