Whether you're spending the holiday shopping for bargains, barbecuing with friends or striking for better pay, here are a few Labor Day highlights from our labor experts.
The link between labor's decline and stagnating worker pay has convinced some politicians that we need to rebuild unions. What we need are new labor policies for tomorrow's workforce.
The holiday began as a strike against excessive workweeks but now bears little resemblance to its worker-centric origins, even as the founders' gains are slowly lost.
Donald Trump has emerged as a self-proclaimed hero of the working class, yet his policies and pedigree suggest he's anything but.
Presidential candidates are using voter anger to fuel more divisions and discord rather than to start a conversation about the collapse of collective bargaining.
A case before the Supreme Court could deal a major blow to unions, highlighting the need for leaders of business and labor to negotiate a new New Deal.
Talk about the future of work is in the air these days, but will all the chatter lead to action and better living standards for tomorrow's workers?
Labor leaders sometimes seem to concede defeat too easily, yet workers are still fighting for their place in the middle class.
The chorus chanting 'America needs a raise!' will undoubtedly grow as Labor Day approaches. They're not wrong, but America needs more than that.
The technological transformation of China's many factories has failed to bring with it an upgrade in working conditions.
The arguments behind right-to-work legislation rely on a lot of flawed math that any statistician would frown upon.
British orgainsed labour has remained relevant despite the onslaught suffered during the 1980s, but it lacks the institutional structure that would make the future secure.
Labor unions face assaults at every turn, yet growing concerns over income equality and Progressivism's rebirth may help turn the tide.
The growing labour movement in China, as fragmented and repressed as it is, offers hope for workers everywhere as an example of organising against incredible odds.
Labor can prove its continued relevance by highlighting its unique ability to ensure worker knowhow flows up to the executive suite.
Labor unions dub the laws allowing unionized workers to avoid paying dues "right-to-freeload."
The ranks of labor unions have been decimated over the last half century by outsourcing and anti-union campaigns. The result has been rising inequality.