For starters, the solar energy sector now employs more people than Apple, Google and Facebook combined.
The 2016 election was supposed to be the one in which the interests of the non-elite got a hearing We still have two months to make it happen The 2016 election was supposed to be the one in which the interests of the non-elite got a hearing.
Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy Yet the American economy is twice as large as it was back then Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy.
As we celebrate American workers, let’s remember where their future lies. And that is, in part, in the renewable energy sector.
Raising interest rates before employment and wages have recovered would harm working people and the U.S. economy, The New York Times' Editorial Board writes on Labor Day.
Whereas May Day "celebrates the historic power of the working class to oppose its oppression and fundamentally alter society … Labor Day is just another legacy of worker defeat," writes Jonah Walters in Jacobin magazine.
Labor Day is a time for honoring the working people of this country. It is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the activists and organizers who fought for the 40-hour work week, occupational safety protections and other workplace rights.
In the coming term, the Roberts court—no friend of the worker—could deliver a ruling that will kill off organized labor.
As Labor Day looms, more Americans than ever don’t know how much they’ll be earning next week or even tomorrow.