SAN LEANDRO -- About 180 Compass Transportation drivers who shuttle workers at six Silicon Valley tech companies and Amtrak could get a pay bump and more benefits this year
Lawmakers need to stand up for retirees and workers who worked hard and played by the rules by fighting to protect their retirement savings.
Given the economy's size and complexity, our problems cannot be solved by tinkering around the edges. Instead, a total revamp is necessary, one that both grows the middle class while reining in the runaway excess of the business class.
Trade Adjustment Assistance will do little to help workers. And it will do a lot to hurt seniors due to Medicare cuts.
More hours on the road, longer tractor trailers and the status quo on truck insurance doesn't help truckers or other motorists. But the trucking industry is fighting like mad to make it a reality.
Thank you to all the soldiers who have given their lives to keep our nation free.
While fair trade advocates have won the initial battle against fast track, the war is far from over. And there are numerous bipartisan reasons to oppose it.
President Obama may not believe that losing manufacturing jobs to other nations is a big deal. But those jobs provide a pathway to prosperity for many Americans.