There is dignity in work

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“No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance.” —Martin Luther King Jr. Over the last few days, we celebrated and honored the dedicated working men and women who made America the prosperous country we are today. Protecting workers’ rights isn’t a battle that’s behind us—not by a long shot. We […]

Workers build our economy. On Labor Day and every day, we should be celebrating the hard work that Americans in all industries put in on the job—not rolling back their rights in the workplace. That’s what Sherrod believes. And it’s why he fights for workers day-in and day-out in the Senate. If you’re with him, […]

GOP leaders have made a lot of claims about their tax scam. As they were rushing to pass the bill, they promised it would help working families get ahead, because profits at the top would make their way down to workers. But this was always a scam aimed at benefiting the wealthiest 1%, and that’s […]

President Trump has repeatedly claimed that the economy may be the “greatest” it’s ever been. Unfortunately, that’s not just not true—especially if you’re an hourly worker. Data out this month shows that while unemployment has fallen, wages for many workers haven’t risen. That’s at least partially because of limits on bargaining power, and probably also […]

President Trump Talks ‘America First,’ But Sherrod Brown Wears It — Time; 7/11/2018 I buy my suits from the union factory ten minutes from my house, in Cleveland. My family drives cars made here in Ohio. Even the canary pin I wear on my lapel was made in the Buckeye state. When I talk about supporting […]

This administration has spent much of their tenure actively making life more difficult for working families: limiting workers’ rights, sabotaging the Affordable Care Act, proposing raising rent for struggling Americans, giving a massive tax cut to the wealthy at the expense of everyone else … the list goes on and on. And now, they’re claiming […]

Some—like members of this administration—may claim that the American economy is stronger than ever, but too many of our friends, family members, and neighbors aren’t seeing those benefits. Instead, as the wealthy continue to rake in profits from the tax scam the GOP passed late last year, Americans in “production and non-supervisory” positions are actually […]