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2014 - 2019

June 2019
Building Workers’ Power –Transforming the Rules and Creating a More Just Global Economy

May 2019
Current Issues at the NLRB

April 2019
Equal Pay and the Future of Work

March 2019
The Future of Work

January 16, 2019
How did Unions Mobilize for the Mid-term Elections – Using Teamsters as an Example

June 27, 2018
Trump’s “Unwavering Attack” on Federal Unions and Employees

May 23, 2018
“As Long as it Takes” Educators Taking a Stand Across the Nation
April 25, 2018
Extreme Vetting: Political Theater in the Nation’s Capital
March 28, 2018
The Janus Case Before the Supreme Court: Does It Threaten Public Sector Labor Relations?

February 28, 2018
Designing Reality: How to Survive & Thrive in the Third Digital Revolution

January 2018
The Opioid Crisis: Health Effects on Unions and Health Funds with
Jamie Becker

December 2017
Worker Voice: Collective Bargaining & New Forms of Advocacy

November 29, 2017
The State of Working America: Past as Prologue

October 25, 2017
Sewing Hope: How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry’s Sweatshops

September 27, 2017
The National Labor Relations Board The Challenges Ahead

June 21, 2017
The Toughest Job in Sports: Representing NFL Football Players
April 24, 2017
Muslim Americans in the Workplace; Melting Pot or Boiling Cauldron?

March 22, 2017
Why Some Rustbelt Cities Are Becoming the Smartest Places on Earth

February 22, 2017
From the Mines to Your Smartphone – The Hidden Costs Workers Pay
January 25, 2017
Labor Confronts a New Era: Why US Unions Face an Existential Crisis, and What They Can Do to Meet It
December 14, 2016
The 2016 Election – What It Means for Workers and Unions

November 14, 2016
Why the 2016 Election Will Be Historic Game Changer for Working Women

October 26, 2016
The Rise of the Conservative War on Unions and Civil Rights

September 28, 2016
Trump, Sanders and the Politics of Revolt

June 22, 2016
Trade, Jobs, Wages

May 25, 2016
Organizing for Greater Economic, Racial and Social Justice

April 27, 2016
Women in the U.S. Labor Market

March 23, 2016
The Fight for Rights for Public Sector Workers – A Reflection on the Current State of Events

February 24, 2016
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family

January 27, 2016
Understanding Precarity and its Implications for the 2016 Elections

December 9, 2015
FMCS Today:
Meeting the Needs of the Evolving Workplace

November 10, 2015
Is America Splitting in Two?

October 28, 2015
Inside Social Security in China Challenges and Opportunities

September 22, 2015
Labor Reporting in the 21st Century

June 29, 2015
Rethinking Work for Human Development

May 27, 2015
Fixing the Fissured Workplace

April 22, 2015
Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All

March 25,2015
The 1877 Railroad Strike in Baltimore

February 25, 2015
Why and How the U.S. Should Expand Apprenticeship  

January 28, 2015
Work and Inequality: Shaping the Future 2030

December 10, 2014...
New Models of Collective Bargaining Including Partnerships that Work

November 19, 2014
The Pending Trade Deals: Risks, Opportunities, and Potential Power Shifts

October 2014
Lost in the Fine Print: How Forced Arbitration Harms Workers and Consumers

September 24, 2014
Hot Issues Facing the NLRB

June 25, 2014
The Future of Work

May 21, 2014
How to Raise Americans’ Wages

April 23, 2014
The Battle to Raise the Minimum Wage

March 26, 2014
Challenges Facing Labor-Management Negotiators
February 26, 2014
Who Fights Paid Family Leave and Why

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