Big Labor

Biden Labor Purge Sparks Legal Challenge

President Biden Returns To White House From Walter ReedAn Oregon worker is challenging President Joe Biden's day one purge of Trump appointees from a federal agency, arguing that the administration is shielding a major union accused of violating labor law.

Biden Fires Labor Arbiter In ‘Unprecedented’ First Move

Ousted NLRB official: 'The abrupt manner in which this is being done will cause unnecessary interference'

President Joe Biden fired an independent federal labor regulator within hours of taking office on Wednesday in an unprecedented move that was cheered by labor unions.

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.