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How Trump Is Privatizing the U.S. Immigration System
The administration is allowing industries to directly control guest worker programs.
Maurizio Guerrero
Labor
Trump Is Waging War on the VA's Union, and Workers Are Living in Fear
The biggest public sector union contract in the country could be a disaster without political intervention
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
American Workers Have Lost Control of Their Time. It’s Time To Take It Back.
Whether it’s working longer hours, having no control over work schedules, or scrambling to find enough hours to pay the bills, American workers have lost control of their working time. Getting that time back is crucial—for workers’ well-being, for democracy and for weakening the tyrannical power of the boss.
Micah Uetricht
Labor
Employers Are Spying on Remote Workers in Their Homes
As the Covid-19 pandemic has forced more people to work from home, employers have begun using digital surveillance technology to increase control and maintain productivity.
Steven Hill
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What’s at Stake for the Labor Movement on Election Day? Everything.
Unions hope a Biden presidency will reverse decades of anti-worker policies.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
Unite Here Is 85% Unemployed and Still Fighting Like Hell
The economically devastated union is knocking on more doors than the entire Democratic Party
Hamilton Nolan
ViewpointLabor
What Does a “Safe Return” to School Look Like? Ask Teacher Unions.
Powerful elites are willing to sacrifice the lives and futures of millions to feed their own profits. Teachers are fighting back.
Lois Weiner and Jackson Potter
Labor
Healthcare Workers Are Leading the Largest Strike Ever at the University of Illinois-Chicago
In the face of a deadly pandemic, UIC’s largely Black and Latino hospital workforce is demanding workplace safety and livable wages.
Jeff Schuhrke
Labor
Meet the Students Trying to Organize the First Campus-Wide Undergraduate Union
Inside the groundbreaking student organizing drive at Kenyon College.
Indigo Olivier
Labor
Standing Rock's Enduring Message: "Let Us Teach You How To Live on This Land"
A conversation with LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
Time For Unions to Give the Democratic Party an Ultimatum
Money spent on organizing is always well spent. You can't say the same about political donations.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
This Labor Day, Let’s Remember Labor’s Forgotten Fight—Shorter Hours and Control Over Work Time
We’re working more for less. Instead, we should fight to work less for more.
Jamie K. McCallum
Labor
A Brief History of the U.S. Government’s Targeting of Left-Wing Immigrants
Throughout U.S. history, right-wing forces have used the denial of citizenship to restrict political dissent.
Shaun Richman
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Why Every Job in the Renewable Energy Industry Must Be a Union Job
We need millions of union jobs that are good for both workers and the climate.
Mindy Isser
Labor
In California, a “Labor Slate” Aims to Redefine the Relationship Between Unions and Politics
From union jobs to Medicare for All, this new pro-worker slate is pushing a progressive platform—and could become a model for how organized labor approaches elections.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
The Rank-and-File Push to Get Cops Out of the Labor Movement
Union members speak about why police have no place in the labor movement.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
A "Progressive" Vegan Company's Anti-Union Campaign
A conversation with former workers at No Evil Foods, a vegan plant-based meat producer in North Carolina.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
Leverage Is Everything
The striking NBA players have inherent power, but so do you.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
A Direct Legacy of Slavery, Domestic Worker Exploitation Is On the Rise In the U.S.
The pandemic has left already vulnerable workers even more exposed to abuses on the job.
Maurizio Guerrero
Labor
The Failure to Unionize the Tech Industry Will Eat the Labor Movement Alive
The pandemic has made tech stronger, but unions haven't caught up.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
We Organize Domestic Workers. Here's Why We Decided We Need a Union, Too.
How our union will make our organization stronger.
The NDWA Staff Union Organizing Committee
Labor
A Pricey Private School Says “Quaker Values” Justify Aggressive Campaign to Destroy Its Union
Brooklyn Friends School takes advantage of a Trump labor board ruling.
Hamilton Nolan
Labor
The Return of the Construction Industry Has Brought a Surge of Immigrant Worker Deaths
The rush to keep building through the pandemic has compounded the risks for construction workers.
Maurizio Guerrero
Labor
The Largest Private-Sector Strike of the Year Is Headed for Union Victory
After nearly seven weeks on the picket line, Machinists union members will soon vote on a contract that includes everything they’re fighting for.
Jeremy Gantz
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