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Airport Authority Votes to Return Orlando Airport to Pre-9/11 Era

March 05, 2018

Orlando is the number 1 tourist destination in the country but its airport authority is putting the lives of kids and adults at risk. The Greater Orlando Airport Authority voted to return Orlando International Airport to the pre-9/11 era, where airport security was in the hands of low-paid private screeners with little training and high turnover.

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This Supreme Court Case Could Change Unions Forever

March 05, 2018

The richest 1 % of American households now own 40% of the country's wealth, and they’re fighting tooth and nail to keep it that way. An important case pending in the Supreme Court, Janus v. AFSCME, is an example of how the rich are trying to destroy the labor movement and our democracy. The Court on Feb. 26 heard arguments on the case, and the current makeup of the court could spell bad news for working people everywhere.

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9 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a Union

November 13, 2017

We all want to have a job that allows us to take care of ourselves and our families. Things like paid sick leave, affordable health care, paid vacation, retirement, 8-hour work day, and safe workplaces are important to each of us as an individual and all of us as a society. Not many people, however, know that all the things that we working people enjoy today are a result of union negotiations.

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