DNC

  • Organized Labor at the DNC

    By Kelly Ross

    This year’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia has been jam packed with excitement as the Democratic Party made history by officially nominating Hillary Clinton as its candidate for the 2016 presidential election. 
    However, that’s not the only thing exciting about the just-concluded convention.

  • The Word on “TheStreet”: Buy Blue

    By Evan Henerson

    While unions got plenty of love at the Democratic National Convention’s first ever Labor Caucus, reporter Emily Stewart of TheStreet visited with a couple of organizations that are encouraging people to buy union as well.

  • Dispatches from the DNC – Elizabeth Warren Rocks the Labor Caucus

    By Spike Dolomite Ward

    The second DNC Labor Caucus was quite an event, featuring speakers New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, AFT President Randi Weingarten and legendary labor leader Dolores Huerta.

  • Dispatches from the DNC - #BuyBlue Featured on America’s Work Force Radio

    Our #BuyBlue campaign has gone national, with hundreds of thousands of people at the Democratic National Convention learning of Labor 411’s campaign to stimulate the creation of good jobs through responsible spending.

  • Bernt Out? Not the Nurses

    By Michael Messina

    It’s over. It’s been over for a long time now. Even the fallout from the Wasserman Schultz emails won’t change anything. Hillary has been chosen as the Democratic candidate for president, but the Bernie bonanza lives on, and the National Nurses United union seems to be a leader in the fight, even if that fight has now taken a different shape.

  • Dispatches from the DNC - #BuyBlue

    By Spike Dolomite Ward

    We’re on the ground at the most memorable Democratic National Conventions in history – the nomination of the first woman president of the United States – and Labor 411 is right in the middle of it!

  • Democratic Party Platform Calls for Union Rights, $15 Minimum Wage

    By Ross Lenihan

    This past Friday the Democratic Party released what some are calling the most progressive party platform in U.S. history. Notably, the blueprint document calls for a $15 minimum wage and the right of “all Americans to join a union regardless of where they work.”

  • Help Us Get Labor 411 to the DNC!

    By Cherri Senders

    The team here at Labor 411 is very excited to announce we’re going to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in a few weeks to strut our union-made stuff. You’ll find us showing off the 10,000 union made ways consumers can make a difference with every dollar they spend. And best of all, thousands of DNC delegates will find our Philadelphia Union Entertainment Guide in their goodie bags.

  • Labor 411 is Heading to the DNC

    By Kelly Ross

    With primary election season just about over, next up is the Democratic National Convention this July in Philadelphia. But Hillary Clinton isn’t the only one going to the DNC; Labor 411 will be there too!