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Health Insurance Costs Are Squeezing Workers and Employers

As premiums rise faster than wages, workers face greater cost sharing, leaving some underinsured.

Lack of paid sick days takes a toll on rural Americans’ health

If you live in a rural area, you might be an hour or two (or more) from your nearest hospital or doctor requiring that workers take more time off to get care.

What Does ‘Middle Class’ Look Like in Today’s Economy?

Only half of U.S. adults live in a household with an annual income of $52,000 to $156,000, the range it takes to be considered middle income, according to the Pew Research Center. That share is significantly lower than it was in 1971, when 61% of the nation’s adults qualified as middle income.

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What is the Working ClassWhat is the Working Class

Forty, fifty or even sixty years ago, mention the phrase “working class” and most folks  understood that to mean “blue collar” laborers such as a machinist, waitress, plumber, cop,  production line worker, or housekeeper.

Sign the Petition to Stop the War on the Working ClassSign the Petition

Sign the petition telling Congress to stop the war on the working class.

Congress Targeting Your Earned Benefits

GOP talks of targeting earned benefits and health care.

A Message From Our PresidentA Message From Our President

The Fight to Save Retirement Security for the Working Class

The movement in Washington to gut our most crucial social insurance programs – not only Social Security and Medicare, but Medicaid, too – amounts to nothing less than a war on the working class: people at all levels of income and employment who are counting on retirement income and health security.


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