Partnerships in Education: How Labor-Management Collaboration Is Transforming Public Schools

In American Rights at Work Education Fund's new report, Partnerships in Education: How Labor-Management Collaboration Is Transforming Public Schools, we highlight strong labor- management partnerships between teachers’ unions and administrations that are transforming schools in communities from coast to coast. For these students, collective bargaining has provided a path for their teachers and administrators to work together to find solutions and create opportunities. And their success points to the urgent need to protect teachers’ right to collectively bargain—not just for the sake of a dwindling middle class, but for students and their communities, too.

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Blog at Work

What do actor James Cromwell and United Streetcar have in common? Workers' Rights
June 1, 2011
The 7th Annual American Rights at Work Awards Celebration will pay tribute to those who have fought for workplace justice with the Eleanor Roosevelt Award. » Read more

Report Highlights Link Between Labor-Management Partnerships and Academic Success
May 31, 2011
A new report reveals that labor-management partnerships are having a positive impact on our nation's classrooms and communities. » Read more

Wisconsin judge affirms what we've said all along
May 26, 2011
Gov. Walker's extreme unionbusting law in Wisconsin has been struck down for violating the state's open government policies. » Read more

Target and Walmart: Different uniforms, same plays
May 24, 2011
While the push for a fairer workplace at Walmart is well known, that desire is shared by workers across the retail sector, including at Target. » Read more

 

What's New

Creating Hourly Careers at Walmart

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Rather than opportunities for professional growth, Walmart associates face wage caps, ever-changing schedules, expensive benefits, and an arbitrary discipline system. This new report exposes the barriers to career development at the country’s most powerful retailer, and makes the case for a new way of doing business. 

Eye on the NLRB

Eye on the NLRB Check out the latest on the NLRB, the agency administering and overseeing labor law in the United States. The NLRB makes crucial decisions affecting workers' lives and freedoms; keep up with the latest news and read more about the NLRB here.

Highlights

Lowering the Bar or Setting the Standard? Deutsche Telekom's U.S. Labor Practices

Lowering the Bar or Setting the Standard This report exposes a systematic campaign to prevent employees from forming a union by T-Mobile USA and its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, which operates by a double standard for workers in Germany and in the United States.

Behind the Anti-Worker Agenda

Enter the Anti-Union NetworkEverywhere you look, far-right, anti-union special interest groups are attempting to steamroll their way over working families. Learn more about organizations are spending tens of millions of dollars to enact an agenda that would set us back by decades.