Gretchen Whitmer – Stop the assault on the middle class!

Senator Whitmer Tells Richardville to Keep His Promise to Michigan’s Workers Encourages Immediate Dismissal of So-Called “Right to Work” Legislation Lansing – Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer responded to Republican efforts to introduce so-called “Right to Work” legislation today, a plan that would end collective bargaining rights, lower wages, and reduce benefits for all of […]

Assault on unions contributes to free fall in take home pay

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Anyone who survives on a pay check knows the only thing falling is their take home pay, and a chart compiled by the Labor Department floating around the internet illustrates what we are experiencing. The chart shows that the decline in pay checks began with the brief recession that followed 9/11 in 2001, but it […]

Video: Right-Wing Network behind War on Unions

Thom Hartmann sits down with Andy Kroll, Associate Editor – MotherJones Magazine.

Another Behind The Scenes Attack On Labor

I'm on my way out the door, but wanted to be sure to point out this diary on Far Left Field: A proposal brought forth by the state employee unions would allow state workers the option of using the voluntary method of contributing [to their union] just like all workers at private companies are allowed […]