Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

"Labor leaders ought to thank Alito — and send chocolates to the Koch brothers for bankrolling the anti-union court case. Their brazen assault, combined with President Trump’s hostility toward labor, has generated a backlash, invigorating public-sector unions and making a case for the broader labor movement to return to its roots and embrace a more militant style." - Dana Milbank

 Janus v. AFSCME: So much for the labor movement’s funeral

By Dana Milbank

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral.

When Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and his antilabor colleagues …

Teachers’ Union: Betsy DeVos is Making Teaching Impossible

“She makes things harder and then—no surprise—she criticizes. And when that doesn't work, she insults and disparages. That's just who she is, and that's part of the reason she garners very little respect and has gotten very little done since she has been secretary of education.”

Teachers’ Union: Betsy DeVos is Making Teaching Impossible

By David Brennan (Newsweek)

One of America’s largest teacher’s unions has hit out at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, accusing her of hypocrisy …

Why May Day Is Important 

While the US celebrates Labor Day in September, many countries around the world observe May Day (First Day of May) as Labor Day. What is the history behind this and why is May Day so important?

Why May Day Is Important 

BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — May Day celebration has two contradictory meanings. As TIME explained, “May Day is known for maypoles,

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