Subcommittee members said there is no more time to waste to come up with a solution for the nation's retirement woes.
State court hands victory to workers against corporate effort to roll back wages.
Wages for low-income workers are on the way up, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), thanks to increases in the minimum wage. But there are still large, systematic gaps that must be conquered if real income inequality reform is going to take place.
In January, the Teamsters Union joined unions from across Europe at a meeting in the United Kingdom to discuss the ongoing challenges they face at global transportation giant, XPO Logistics.
Illinois and New Jersey become the latest states to enact $15 minimum wage, and more are on the way.
The Teamsters are saying goodbye to a long-time friend and champion of workers who made it his mission to be a voice for those who too often didn’t have one in the halls of Congress.
Retired Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), 92, the “Dean of the House” whose 59 years as a member of the chamber is the longest in U.S. history, died Feb. 7 after a battle with prostate cancer. He leaves behind a six-decades-long record of progress for labor rights, civil rights and health care expansion.
Cindy McDaniel told the House Ways and Means Committee today that it must act to beef up retirement security.
Sometimes statistics don’t tell the whole story. That’s certainly the case with today’s economy.
So-called experts point to increased jobs and decreased unemployment as if it means that hardworking Americans should be instantly OK. But they shouldn’t be fooled by those numbers, and neither should the working public.