In a desperate attempt to change the political narrative, failed State Senate candidate and current CEO of the Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs, Matt Brouillette authored an editorial in The Hill. Brouillette posited, while failing to...More
Labor unions and candidates fighting for workers won impressive victories all across Pennsylvania in last week’s election. As speculation and individuals have started to lay their claim on what it means, it’s possible to have missed another recent...More
“Who’s funding Greg and who’s funding Commonwealth?” stated State Representative Daryl Metcalfe in disbelief to members of the Commonwealth Foundation and other right-wing front groups. He made the comments walking away from a hearing that took...More
It’s not news that the Liberty Justice Center is lying to union members. The organization most known for bankrolling Mark Janus’ lawsuit against AFSCME and then subsequently hiring Mr. Janus as a professional union buster is well known for...More
Pennsylvania House Speaker Rep. Mike Turzai, a close ally of the anti-union Commonwealth Foundation, attended a Harrisburg event with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this morning. While there, he dismissed dedicated public educators as...More
This week, the Pennsylvania House and Senate will reconvene for Fall session. As such, we know the Commonwealth Foundation will be back lobbying, despite their non-profit status, on behalf of their billionaire donors. They will continue their...More
The Commonwealth Foundation likes to pretend that they can manipulate and fool educators, but the reality is that they are well aware of the organization and their efforts to bust unions. This anti-union and billionaire-funded front group has...More
The Commonwealth Foundation is a front group. More accurately, it consists of a series of front groups. Their efforts to hide who they are and what they do have been exposed over and over. Since last year’s Janus V. AFSCME decision, they have been...More
After last year’s Janus decision, Pennsylvania became a hub for anti-union campaigns from billionaire-funded front groups, including the Commonwealth Foundation, the Fairness Center, and Americans for Fair Treatment. Despite their best efforts and...More
The Education Income Tax Credit (EITC) has long drained resources from public schools to benefit the rich in Pennsylvania. It has been a constant source of grief for communities, parents, and our public schools and many education advocates have...More
If it’s budget season in Harrisburg, that means the Commonwealth Foundation are pushing anti-union bills. Unfortunately for the billionaire-funded front group, their efforts went down early this year, underscoring the continued failure by State...More
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UPDATED: The complaint will ask a judge to permit environmental experts hired by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (@PFTLocal3) to test for those carcinogens alongside district officials.
Philadelphia Teachers Union files new legal actions in fight for healthy schools
The PFT is suing the school district over its handling of asbestos, lead and mold problems inside its aging school buildings.
Want To Carry On #MartinLutherKingJr.’s Work? Join A Union.
Opinion | Want To Carry On King's Work? Join A Union.
I work for an airline that reported $2.1 billion in profits in 2017, and I can’t save money.
‘For nine days in October she and her colleagues stood in front of the hospital with a banner reading: “We are not the dirt we clean.”’
Great feature in the @FT on the ‘upstart trade unions taking on the gig economy’
“And let us move on in these powerful days, these days of challenge to make America what it ought to be.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. King Knew That Labor Rights Are Human Rights
The civil-rights leader was proud to rally with public workers and to connect their struggle with the struggle for a fair and equitable economy.
Sorry David Brooks, but the class war is happening every day. It's just been mostly one sided for a long time. No more. Working people see behind the curtain and remember we have power
Keep your heads up, friends. Solidarity will change the world. #1u ✊
Economic Policy Institute on Twitter
“EPI's @joshbivens_DC writes,"Yes, @nytdavidbrooks, there really is a class war. https://t.co/mBoelH1F0e”