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September 27, 2017

Tom Croft to Open the Century Foundation Pittsburgh Summit as part of the Heartland Tour!

Heartland and SVA Director Tom Croft will open Manufacturing a Better Paying Pennsylvania, a half-day summit in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, October 17, that will bring together local an...

September 26, 2017

In September 2017, Adam Blumenthal, a member of the Yale SOM Class of 1989 and the founder and managing partner of the private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners, received the 2017 Civic Champion Award from City Limits, a New York City-focused nonprofit investigati...

September 5, 2017

The Women Can Build project uplifts women’s leadership and contributions to the transportation industry and highlights the hardworking women who build America’s buses, trains, roads, and bridges. Evoking the spirit of Rosie the Riveter in a modern context, the project...

In this episode, listeners are introduced to Ted Chandler, Chief Operating Officer of the AFL-CIO's Housing Investment Trust who explains the transformative power of putting labor's assets to work... in more ways than one.  Ted shares insights into a new one. Ted share...

I grew up in a household that neatly displayed its affiliations in the bathroom magazine rack. There were copies of Ebony, Essence and Jet that my dad brought home from work so that we could be in touch with our blackness in magazine form, and the union newsletters tha...

September 1, 2017

Pope Francis delivered an address to the Confederation of Trade Unions in Italy (CISL), and his message is a compelling one.  It can be read in its entirety here.  For me, there were at least four important points.

Pope Francis greets workers as he arrive...

These are dark times for labor. The Republican majority that now controls all levels of the federal government has made it clear that they plan on rolling back labor and employment protections, while also not funding and enforcing the currently existing laws. Judicial...

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