MBTA protesters call for low-income fare

With such chants as “What do we want? Fair fares!” and signs that read “Fares Going Up, Service Going Down,” dozens of supporters of a low-income T fare protested outside the Department of [...]

Community, Environmental, Labor Allies Demand Reduced Fare Option for Low-Income Riders

Equitable fare structure would encourage ridership, promote economic opportunity, and remove the MBTA as an obstacle to economic mobility BOSTON, MA — In the midst of a crisis that has [...]

Join us in welcoming Co-Executive Director, Lee Matsueda!

Community Labor United is thrilled to announce that Lee Matsueda will be joining the CLU team as Co-Executive Director this summer! Since 2001, Lee has worked to build and [...]

The story of water: Who controls the way we drink?

When corporations take control of public water systems, they put profit over people. Watch The Story of Water: Who Controls the Way We Drink? to see how cities across the United States are coming [...]

Forum for The Public Good

On April 4, 2019, we came together on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination in Memphis where he was supporting public sector workers on strike to demand racial and [...]

Commonwealth Magazine: Private sector needs to honor King’s memory

As we lionize the work and legacy of Dr. King, and celebrate the work of public sector and unions to uplift the middle class, it cannot be missed that our private sector has done nothing to [...]

Dorchester Reporter – Letter to the Editor: Baker lets public utilities off the hook

On Governor Baker’s watch, the Department of Public Utilities recently rejected a proposal that would tie National Grid and Eversource’s massive performance bonuses to their ability to serve [...]

The Chelsea Project

This interview with Maria Belen Power, of Green Roots, was conducted and condensed by frank news. Photos by Haley Albert. Chelsea is the smallest and second most densely populated city in the [...]

Cambridge Chronicle: Happy Lamb employees to protest wage theft, hostile work environment in Cambridge

On Wednesday, current and former workers of Happy Lamb Hot Pot demonstrated against owners who have fostered a hostile work environment and who are accused of stealing $800,000 in workers’ wages. [...]

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL OP-ED: Viewpoint: New Airbnb law must be enforced to help families in Mass.

In a Boston Business Journal Op-Ed, CLU Executive Director Darlene Lombos joined Karen Chen, Executive Director of the Chinese Progressive Association to highlight why the recently passed [...]