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
It’s that time of year again: spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and the who’s who of Pennsylvania’s right-wing politics are descending on Harrisburg for the 2019 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. Last year, the annual gathering,...More
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Labor Notes recently facilitated an online discussion between striking UAW members about the proposed tentative agreement with General Motors. If you missed it live, you can catch the video below.
VIDEO: Rank-and-File Autoworkers Discuss the Tentative Agreement with
Forty-nine thousand auto workers are on strike at General Motors in the largest private sector strike since the last time union and company clashed, i...
They never left. #1u #UnionStrong
Are unions back? GM, Chicago teacher strikes show how unions can start winning again
Striking workers last year hit a 32-year high. Approval of labor unions is near all-time high. GM workers and teachers are winning. Are unions back?