Recently, Working America partnered with the National Association of Letter Carriers in Portland to gather more than 2,000 signatures to send a message to Congress and the postmaster general to stop the attacks on the U.S. Postal Service and raise awareness about the real issues affecting USPS.
Thanks to your help, we were able to call on Congress to pass a clean two-month extension of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in December. This meant that families didn’t have to worry about how they were going to keep a roof over their head and put food on the table during the holidays.
Big corporations think they matter more than you do. From the Citizens United decision to "corporate personhood" they are grabbing more power-at the cost of citizen power. Across the country, corporate-funded state legislators are rushing to push through bills that would limit your right to vote.
Enough is enough. Tell our state legislators that it's us they need to be looking out for-not corporations.
Right now, young workers are facing a tough reality that the American dream may become just that, a dream. For most young workers, an education comes with a big price tag, with few job prospects afterward that make it difficult to pay off their debt. Health care costs have skyrocketed, making basic coverage difficult to secure.