During African-American History Month, it is customary to review our progress on the long road to freedom.
We in 1199SEIU refer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as our North Star. We constantly ask ourselves, what would Dr. King do?
One month after Election Day, many of us are still fighting through our shock and grief while trying to better understand the reasons for Hillary Clinton’s defeat.
Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.
Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.
Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.
We don’t need to listen to pundits or polltakers to know times are tough for working people. Millions of full-time workers live in poverty.
For too long, much of the U. S. labor movement has been fighting the corporate class with one hand tied behind our backs.
Not since the 1964 election, when Democrat Lyndon Johnson defeated conservative Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater, has the difference between the candidates at the top of the national tickets of the two major parties been so stark.
Last week, the New York State Legislature reached a historic budget agreement that puts the state on a path to a $15 minimum wage. The legislation ensures that millions of low-paid, hard-working New Yorkers will receive much-needed wage increases.
During African-American History Month, we are reminded that the struggles and victories of people of African descent are central to our nation’s progress.
Endorsement season has picked up in the race for New York’s 13th Congressional District.
Jan. 18, millions around the world will observe the birthday of our beloved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As we approach year’s end, justice and equality advocates can point to important gains.
Nov. 10, thousands of 1199ers will take to the streets, as will thousands across the U.S., to demand a $15 an hour minimum wage.