What’s in the HEROES Act

More money for education $90 billion for state fiscal stabilization grants to support schools and public post-secondary institutions and $10 billion in relief for colleges and students. Aid to state and local government Provides more than a trillion dollars to state...

Historic Drive to Unionize Nurses in NC

The National Nurses Union may make inroads into the highly anti-union, right-to-work state of North Carolina. Nurses at Mission Hospital made clear their intent to unionize when they filed a petition in March with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The nearly...

NLRB Reviewing Contract Bar Doctrine

The Trump National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will study the “contract bar doctrine,” in a dispute over decertifying the union representing workers at the Delaware-based Mountaire Farms poultry processing plant. The vote to push out the United Food and Commercial...

New Study Analyzes the Economic and Financial Impact of Right-to-Work Laws

In a new study published in the Journal of Financial Economics, researchers from the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology analyzed the economic and financial impact of right-to-work (RTW) laws in the U.S. Using data from collective...

Penn State University Libraries Unveil Digital Archive of Labor History

Penn State University recently unveiled a digital archive of labor history. The digital project, ‘Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement’ is the culmination of three years of digitization and preparation by the Penn State...