Our opponents are trying to cut off our oxygen and suffocate the labor movement. They will not stop until every state bans payroll deduction of dues, making it harder for unions to represent their members.
27 States have enacted some form of "Right to Work" laws. With the new pro-union administration, the pending Pro Act bill, if passed, could do away with Right-To-Work laws bringing a much needed boost to union activity.
Corporations continue to strip workers of basic decencies with their large donations to anti-worker candidates and lawmakers.
It s been a busy fall for the DOL in its efforts to support workers and strengthen union power. These four initiatives demonstrate that commitment.
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Thousands of workers across the country have taken to the picket lines this summer and early fall to vent their frustrations and demand better from employers. The organizing victories and high-profile strikes over the last few years have shown them the power of standing in solidarity and the possibilities for change if they stand up for themselves, and they are embracing their voice.
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Construction workers are safer at work than ever before, but are still not as protected as they should be. Unions can help obtain better workplace protection.
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UPS workers won significant concessions in their newly-ratified contract after threatening to strike if a deal couldn t be reached before the deadline.
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- SUE CARNEY, APWU
- A. Philip Randolph
- Cesar Chavez
- THOMAS R. DONAHUE
- DAVE JOHNSON, Fellow, Campaign for America's Future and Entrepreneur
- Martin Luther King, Jr.