Dubbed by many the nation’s most progressive labor union the CNA in fact provides a case study in how organized labor — the engine for creating the most prosperous working class in the known world — finds itself at death’s door at the exact moment when American workers are in dire need of advocates.
As Trump wages a ‘shock and awe’ campaign of rolling back climate and environment-related rules, many organized labor unions are speaking out against projects like Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines, which they say will bring environmental chaos and not many jobs.
WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump claims that his energy policy creates high-wage construction jobs. Some of organized labor in the United States agrees with him, including North America’s Building Trades Unions, which is affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the country’s largest federation of unions. On Jan. 24, NABTU released