Election Day is the one time each year where everyone's opinion is of equal weight. Workers can't afford to allow the big business to dictate the future of this country.
Michigan workers need to think long and hard about who's on their side when it comes to the issues and then vote accordingly.
Looming trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership could create opportunties for big business to privatize the public sector at the cost of millions of jobs and the public interest.
As we celebrate Labor Day, let's not be deceived by a lower unemployment rate. Millions of Americans continue to work hard for too little while billionaire businesses ring up record profits.
Millions of Michiganians joined in on the celebration of the 238th birthday of this great nation last week. But while we honored U.S. independence, a proposed 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal could take away the federal government’s ability to enforce a law allowing it to favor American companies when purchasing goods.
America is facing a workplace crisis due to an onslaught of temp worker hiring at companies like Taylor Farms and elsewhere. Legislation in California would give these workers additional protections. Other states should follow its lead.
Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa says if unions need to disclose who they make political donations to, so should publicly-traded companies.
A package of road bills approved by the Michigan House don't go far enough to improve transportation infrastructure in the state and place an increased tax burden on the middle class, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa says.