Big Labor

Biden Taps Top Bernie Allies to Craft Economic Agenda

Sanders surrogates, union execs will shape 2020 platform

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has called on two of socialist senator Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) top allies to help lead an economic advisory group tasked with shaping the party's 2020 agenda.

Government Union Reports Sharp Decline in Political Spending

Oregon SEIU chapter slashes spending after dues fell by $2 million

One of the country's top liberal labor unions is spending dramatically less on political activities and lobbying in union stronghold Oregon, according to its annual report. The state's Service Employees International Union (SEIU) chapter reported just $1.6 million in political activities and lobbying in its 2019 report, down over $500,000 from 2018.

Warren Gives Unions Lobbying Loophole

Senator's anti-lobbying plan appears to punish corporations while strengthening labor lobbyists

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's anti-lobbying tax appears to leave union lobbyists and other Democratic interests untouched.