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Women’s reproductive health under fire from an unjust system
Eight million women are uninsured as they face the "Medicaid gap" when their income is too high for Medicaid and too low to purchase healthcare through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The power of a general strike
Happy Labor Day! This is actually a happy day for labor.
Labor Day is a time to reflect on the struggles workers still face
The last decade has shown a major upheaval in collective bargaining, attacking unions, and in reducing worker’s compensation in Wisconsin.
Our working class heroes deserve financial stability
We lived in the community built by Mr. D.C. Everest. I saw first hand how great jobs with good health and retirement benefits can raise families out of poverty. But life wasn’t always so easy.
Ruminations of a former wage slave
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.6 million workers – or 1.9% of all hourly wage, non-self-employed workers – earned wages at or below the federal minimum wage in 2019.
Paid family leave offers many benefits to society
For parents in the workforce who do not receive paid family leave, the important first months with baby can be cut short due to financial hardship.
Why I Am a Union Member in Retirement
During my working life, the only “good” jobs I have had were union represented.