Unchecked corporate power, consolidation must be contained if working Americans are going to make it in 21st century workforce.
ST. LOUIS – This year’s Labor Day parade took on added significance in this Mississippi River city that serves as the nation’s gateway to the West after Missouri voters overwhelmingly defeated a ballot measure last month to enact so-called right to work (RTW) in the state. And the hundreds of Teamsters on hand yesterday were relishing every moment.
While corporate America basks in growing profits, working Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet.
Compensation for top execs grows by more that 17 percent in 2017, EPI finds.
Local 822 political coordinator talks policy with top Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee.
Hardworking Missourians stood up to corporate cronies yesterday, overwhelmingly rejecting their efforts to enact a so-called right-to-work (RTW) law in the state that would have curbed the ability of workers to join together to negotiate for higher pay, benefits and safety on the job.
Teamsters join industry officials in touting the importance of unionization to help create good-paying jobs in nascent sector.
Teamsters lobby Capitol Hill to push Butch Lewis Act while speakers stress importance of winning in November.