Working America Coalition

We want elected leaders who think big. Today, two families control more wealth than half our population.

Working people are taking this historic 2016 election very seriously, and when we are inspired, there is no political force in America more powerful.

Business economists say hillary clinton is best for the economy

August 22, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal
A majority of business economists in a new survey said Hillary Clinton is the best choice to oversee the U.S. economy as president. Her Republican rival, Donald Trump, didn’t even come in second. The National Association for Business Economics surveyed its members ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. Roughly 55% said Mrs. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, would do the best job of managing the economy.

Unions, ledbetter warn of supreme court implications of election

August 19, 2016 | Bloomberg BNA
“It’s very critical who we vote for in this country because it could determine our lives for years to come,” Ledbetter told reporters in a conference call. Ledbetter, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and Theresa King, president of the Florida Building and Construction Trades Council, said the next president will likely have the chance to nominate at least one new high court justice.

latino labor groups aim to mobilize florida voters against trump

August 18, 2016 | Miami Herald
Leaders of several major Latino labor unions on Thursday declared their intent to rally Florida's Hispanic population to defeat Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and to oppose "the politics of hate."

unions planning massive nevada campaign leading to election

August 13, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal
Labor-backed groups are putting their organizing muscle and manpower into the 2016 campaign season in Nevada, an effort that will deploy thousands of canvassers and result in hundreds of thousands of voter contacts.

trump would slash department of education, reverse worker overtime rules

August 12, 2016 | Circa
"And there are 85 million hard working Americans who would agree with that," Trump said. "We have to address the issues of over-taxation and over-regulation and the lack of access to credit markets to get our small business owners thriving again. Rolling back the overtime regulation is just one example of the many regulations that need to be addressed to do that. We would love to see a delay or a carve-out of sorts for our small business owners."