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}For Wage-Earning Women—A 21st Century Answer

For Wage-Earning Women—A 21st Century Answer

September 4, 2009

Employed women have a wide variety of needs—equitable wages, reliable benefits, regular hours and flexible schedules—the very issues that unions can address through collective bargaining. Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act can help. More »

}Obama Needs a Frances Perkins by his Side

Obama Needs a Frances Perkins by his Side

May 8, 2009

President Barack Obama has emphasized that affordable health care for all is crucial for long-term economic prosperity. Frances Perkins made that point in 1933. A new biography brings President Franklin Roosevelt’s labor secretary out of the shadows just in time for us to understand why progressive women matter so much as America struggles with economic crisis, war and recovery from callous, corrupt government. More »