Read the full article (CAP Action) Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ) introduced a commonsense resolution yesterday recognizing that strong labor unions help build a healthy middle class. The resolution would not change the law at all but would simply highlight the fact that unions provide important benefits to the 99 percent of Americans that need to […]
The House majority’s draft bill is an assault on American workers, plain and simple, explain David Madland and Karla Walter.
Interactive from Nick Bunker, David Madland, and Karla Walter shows how unionization leads to more income for middle-class families.
Income for middle-class Americans continues to shrink, write David Madland, Karla Walter, and Nick Bunker. Increasing union membership can help them secure more of the economy’s gains.
This interactive map from Nick Bunker, David Madland, and Karla Walter shows how unions raise middle class incomes even for those not in a union.
Report from David Madland, Karla Walter, and Nick Bunker shows how stronger unions create a stronger middle class.
New high-road federal contracting guidelines would help raise job standards, reward companies that follow the law, and prevent taxpayer waste, write CAP Action's David Madland and Karla Walter.
Allowing public access to contractor information is an important first step. Now the government needs more tools to protect taxpayers, write CAP Action's Karla Walter and David Madland.
Karla Walter and David Madland explain why public support for unions has recently dropped and why it should go back up once the economy recovers.
Video Karla Walter on how we can prevent disasters like Deepwater Horizon in the future with a better federal contract review process.
David Madland and Karla Walter detail why “high-road” contracting would help prevent low-road disasters such as the BP oil catastrophe.
Toolkit from CAP Action's American Worker Project and the National Employment Law Project outlines ways state and local governments can improve jobs generated by government.
CAP Action's David Madland and Karla Walter on how the nation’s top labor cop can use data to drive enforcement and protect American workers.
New data shows unionization rates remained virtually unchanged in 2009 despite Americans’ desire to join, write David Madland and Karla Walter at CAP Action.
Current labor law allows employers to indefinitely stall when workers want to unionize; including arbitration in the Employee Free Choice is crucial to stopping the cycle of inaction, write David Madland and Karla Walter.