by Sahid Fawaz   Finding employee-friendly businesses to shop at nowadays can be a bit difficult. With a Walmart in virtually every town, it’s easy to forget that there are companies out there that pay their workers well.  With that in mind, we decided to put together this list of businesses to make it…

Earlier this week, Anchorage mayor and Lieutenant Governor hopeful Dan Sullivan used the word slavery to describe unions.  According to the Achorage Daily News, Sullivan “compar[ed] rules that require union membership and payment of union dues to slavery.” Sullivan has been no friend of labor over the years. He fought public unions to restrict their…

by Sahid Fawaz If the summer is anywhere near as extreme as this past winter was, then we’re to going to lots of supplies to cope. Fortunately, proud union members produce and deliver the best quality consumer products anywhere. Below are a few of our union-made items for the summer. And remember, each time you…

By Michael Messina

On Monday, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland joined in on the effort to get minimum wage workers closer to earning a livable wage. His plan will raise the state minimum wage to $10.10/hr by 2018 and is one of several moves made by state governments to up the take home pay of those on the lowest tier, joining California, Hawaii, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. as well as a city effort by Seattle to raise their minimum to $15/hr.

In light of these developments, we give you some of our favorite political cartoons that shed light on the income inequality that has run rampant in this country. Enjoy!

by Sahid Fawaz If you’re looking for a great gift for Mom this Mother’s Day, we’ve got a terrific list for you. And the best part is that that they are all made by proud union members! Buying union on the holidays is more than just an expression of solidarity – it’s a vote for…

by Sahid Fawaz Whenever the topics of inequality, wages, or social security come up, there inevitably follows a wave of myths and lies that distort the issues. These lies perpetuate outdated laws and mechanisms that hurt the working class and unfairly benefit the 1%. Robert Reich walks us through seven of these lies in the…