On Saturday, July 11, we made history in Arkansas. We–civil rights and community leaders, local elected officials, and union activists and leaders–1500 of us–held the largest-ever demonstration in Arkansas to demand that Sen. Blanche Lincoln vote for and support the Employee Free Choice Act.
|By: SethDMichaels Tuesday July 14, 2009 9:34 am|
|By: Michael Whitney Tuesday June 16, 2009 11:44 am|
Yesterday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer and Erin Burnett made a ridiculous, irresponsible statement. Cramer and Burnett compared the aftermath of Iran’s recent election to what would happen under the Employee Free Choice Act.
This is the height of irresponsible journalism. Jim Cramer and Erin Burnett need to hear from you now about their reckless reporting.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday June 16, 2009 7:27 am|
This week’s Audit looks ahead to President Obama’s financial regulatory overhaul and review some of the abuses from the subprime establishment.
|By: SethDMichaels Friday June 12, 2009 12:19 pm|
The misleading attacks by Big Business on the Employee Free Choice Act now are aimed at the provision that would guarantee that workers can get a fair first contract. Their scare tactics are not only misleading, they’re hypocritical.
|By: SethDMichaels Thursday June 11, 2009 10:10 am|
Ask Shannon Hilt, who’s seen our broken system for forming unions firsthand, and she’ll tell you that there’s no question: Workers need the Employee Free Choice Act.
Hilt spent three years as a field examiner for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), overseeing the elections process and investigating unfair practices.
|By: SethDMichaels Wednesday June 10, 2009 10:34 am|
|By: SethDMichaels Tuesday June 9, 2009 11:19 am|
Today, a coalition of Philadelphia-area rabbis and rabbinical students will meet with Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter to make the case for the Employee Free Choice Act.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday June 9, 2009 6:41 am|
The banking lobby still holds enough sway inside the Beltway to torpedo sensible consumer protection rules, even after releasing a flood of predatory mortgages that kicked off the current economic crisis.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday June 2, 2009 8:41 am|
This week’s Audit looks at a few issues that were top priorities for progressives in 2007 that are yet to be addressed, from the faltering U.S. financial system to the Employee Free Choice Act.
|By: SethDMichaels Wednesday May 27, 2009 9:33 am|
If you sign up to join a union, you won’t face coercion or intimidation from your co-workers—or employers. Despite dire warnings by corporations against the majority sign-up process, a new study shows majority sign-up (card-check) protects workers and gives them the chance they need to form a union. It’s another critical point in favor of the Employee Free Choice Act, which would give workers across the country the choice about how to form a union and bargain for a better life.