The Green Party joins the rail workers reform caucus, Railroad Workers United, in calling on Congress to instead use the opportunity to empower workers, including by adopting publicly-owned railways, paid family and sick leave for workers, and expanded union rights by passing the PRO Act as well funding the NLRB to ensure union rights are protected.
The Green Party of New York gubernatorial ticket is marking Labor Day with a call for an Economic Bill of Rights that includes a $20 minimum wage, a guaranteed income above poverty, state-level Medicare-for-All, affordable housing and child care, tuition-free public college, stronger union organizing rights, and a “just transition” for workers and communities displaced in the transition to 100% clean energy.Read more
Workers and Communities Unite
We honor Labor Day in support of union power and collective bargaining rights
Today, the struggle for labor and workers' rights is as relevant as ever.
It may have taken a global pandemic and decades of a two-party monopoly's corporate-serving policies but we are seeing a wave of emerging labor mobilization.Read more
The CTU, naturally, is taking a stand to help protect its members from contracting the Coronavirus, but in doing so it is also protecting the health and safety of the children in the public schools and their families. Although political leaders argue that schools are safe, they are ignoring certain salient points.Read more
I'm Connor Mulvaney and I'm running for Pittsburgh City Council against a wealthy incumbent funded by corporations, developers, law firms, and establishment politicians.
My team is made up of volunteers and fueled by small grassroots donations from everyday residents. I want to fight to bring the ignored voices of South Pittsburgh's residents into the City County Building.Read more
K.A. Heard Jr. is currently running for Cincinnati City Council to build back better, continue to create great public safety and make sure our infrastructure stays safe. Building back better for Mr. Heard Jr. means that we unify our communities.
Logan Simmering is a Union Ironworker running to represent the working class on Cincinnati City Council. Simmering believes "It is impossible to create positive and lasting change without addressing the ongoing legacy of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and classism that exists in Cincinnati."Read more
My name is Samantha Pree-Stinson. I am you and you are me. I am a working class mother and small business owner. I believe in the power of community. I love our city. I fell in love here and met my husband of almost 20 years. We raise our three sons here, and we are part of the fabric that makes Minneapolis a place that we believe in.Read more