Working America
yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
Have you fought to raise the wage in your neighborhood or community? Tell us about it in the comments

“'We fought very hard,' says Chiliquinga, a father of three. 'We expect a living wage, not a minimum wage. It’s dignity. That’s why we pursued it.'”

Trump Could Lower The Minimum Wage For Federal Contract Workers
Working America
yesterday at 18:03. Facebook
Working people won't rest until we are ensured access to affordable, quality health care

Amid Obamacare repeal efforts, Republicans facing hostile constituents back home
Working America
yesterday at 16:30. Facebook
Our political director, Matt Morrison, outlines three lessons from 2016 that Democrats need to heed in order to rebuild a winning multiracial coalition and advance a progressive agenda

How Democrats can rebuild a winning, multiracial coalition
Working America
02/21/2017 at 21:48. Facebook
Read one professor's story regarding the long-term effects of student debt on your career

A Shot in the Arm
Working America
02/21/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Congress went home for recess, but constituents aren't taking a break in the fight to protect the Affordable Care Act.

Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired Up Over Health Care Are Waiting
Working America
02/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
President's Day is a day for leaders. How will you create change in your community? One way is to start the conversation about the importance of saving the Affordable Care Act at [ Link ]

Have the conversation about health care
Working America
02/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Trump family’s elaborate lifestyle is a ‘logistical nightmare’ — at taxpayer expense

"In New York, the city is paying $500,000 a day to guard Trump Tower, according to police officials’ estimates, an amount that could reach $183 million a year."

Trump family’s elaborate lifestyle is a ‘logistical nightmare’ — at taxpayer expense
Working America
02/20/2017 at 01:14. Facebook
The Affordable Care Act connects millions of Americans to the health care they need, and protects many more from being denied coverage or being gouged by insurance companies. Don’t let President Trump and Republicans in Congress line the pockets of the rich at the expense of hard-working Americans.
Change starts with us: Have the conversation about why we must protect the ACA with your...
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Have the conversation about health care
Working America
02/19/2017 at 21:10. Facebook
We're seeing so-called "right-to-work" bills popping up around the country. Sign if you agree: right-to-work is bad for working people.

"Right to Work" is Wrong!
Working America
02/19/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Fast food fight! Meet the working people who are on the front lines of the fight for better working conditions

Fast Food Fight! – By Our Hands
Working America
02/18/2017 at 21:07. Facebook
"Many family caregivers are financially and emotionally stretched, and struggle to balance care responsibilities with their jobs."

We must care for the people who care for us.

The Blessings and Challenges of Caregiving
Working America
02/18/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
Change starts at our dinner tables, water coolers and other community meeting places. We challenge you to spark the change in your community and talk to your loved ones about why we need to protect the milestone Affordable Care Act
Pledge here: [ Link ]

Have the conversation about health care
Working America
02/17/2017 at 21:16. Facebook
We need you to stand with AT&T workers fighting for better & stronger jobs

Support The Fight for Good Jobs at AT&T
Working America
02/17/2017 at 19:03. Facebook
ICYMI Working people showed the power of collective action in New Hampshire & defeated so-called "right-to-work"

Right to work fails in NH House, 200-177
Working America
02/17/2017 at 01:10. Facebook
Working people spoke up together and defeated the so-called "right-to-work" bill in New Hampshire

"With a strong economy and the lowest unemployment rate in America, legislation that reduces wages and interferes with the employer/employee relationship is the last thing our state needs"

via The New Hampshire Labor Newsr

Right To Work Goes Down In New Hampshire | Labor Rejoices
Working America
02/16/2017 at 21:05. Facebook
A day without immigrants "underscores how much migrants form the lifeblood of the country's economy and social structure... From doctors to dishwashers, immigrants are integral to daily life in the U.S."

Businesses across U.S. close, students skip school on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Working America
02/16/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
We need good jobs and a fair economy -- not a hiring freeze.

"While the nation's unemployment rate declines, the jobless trend for America's youngest veterans is climbing, jumping to 6.3 percent in January from 4.4 percent in September."

Trump's hiring freeze hurts young veterans, who were already having trouble getting jobs
Stand with the working people at AT&T Mobility fighting for Good Jobs & a Better Future.
Sign the Petition to CEO Stephenson: [ Link ]

AT&T Workers | Fighting corporate greed. Standing up for workers' rights.
Meet the Black women who were on the front lines in the fight against management abuses in garment shops in the depths of the Great Depression #BlackHistoryMonth

Unions owe debt to black women
Here are some facts from the National Women's Law Center on what's at stake if the Affordable Care Act is repealed:

"Before the ACA, only one state (Massachusetts) had nearly universal coverage (95% or greater) of women ages 18–64. Now, five states and D.C. have achieved nearly universal health coverage of women ages 18–64, and in the majority of states, more than 90 percent now have health...
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ACA Repeal: What’s at Stake for Women’s Health Coverage - NWLC