Workers’ Rights

Wage Theft Policy Playbook

No matter where we come from or what our color, most of us work hard for our families. But today, our families, local economies, and communities are being exploited by certain greedy CEOs who are stealing billions of dollars in wages earned by working Americans....

The Labor Movement is #FightingforFamilies in Every State

By: AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler In her response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Stacey Abrams encapsulated the sentiment of our current times when she said, “Under the current administration, hard-working Americans are...

Are the Best States for Workers Also the Best States for Business?

By: Michelle Sternthal, Senior Domestic Policy Advisor, Oxfam America Popular rhetoric in the U.S. pits workers against businesses. How often does one hear, “Worker protections saddle businesses and stall the economy! Increasing the minimum wage will scare away...

Young professionals in a business meeting