Labor

Republicans Are Using Anti-China Rhetoric to Undercut Striking UAW Workers’ Demands
Rather than actually supporting auto workers in their strike against billionaire CEOs at the Big Three, GOP officials are instead using the labor action to rail against electric vehicles and stoke conflict with China.
Jeff Schuhrke and Sarah Lazare
Striking Autoworkers Remember Broken Promises
Workers at the Big Three agreed to major concessions as part of the auto bailout of 2009. Fourteen years later, with business booming, they’re on strike to demand what they lost—and more.
Alice Herman
“This Just Cost You Kentucky Truck Plant": UAW Announces Major Surprise Strike
Some 8,700 additional auto workers walked off the job on Wednesday in a critical escalation of the Stand-Up Strike.
Keith Brower Brown
“Is This a Union Town or What?” Chicago's Transformative Role in the Labor Movement—Past and Present—Fuels UAW Rally
Mayor Brandon Johnson and local, national and international labor leaders joined United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain at a rally for striking autoworkers and allies at the Local 551 union hall.
Maia McDonald
UAW Scores Major Victory, GM to Put EV Battery Plants in National Contract
While the UAW's strike against the Big Three is ongoing and bargaining continues, union president Shawn Fain announced an important victory.
Luis Feliz Leon
Kaiser Workers Are Out on the Largest Healthcare Strike in U.S. History
This week, more than 75,000 unionized workers at Kaiser Permanente walked off the job, the latest in a string of high-profile labor actions across the country.
Jake Johnson
The UAW Fight is an Exercise in Class Struggle Unionism
UAW President Shawn Fain has said that “corporate greed” is the enemy, and autoworkers are fighting back.
Teddy Ostrow and Ruby Walsh
UAW Autoworkers Strike Grows Larger, Stellantis Has Been Spared in This Round
The UAW strike that started Sept. 15 has now increased to 25,000 workers striking against the Big Three automakers. According to UAW President Shawn Fain, while negotiations continue with all of the Big Three, Stellantis has made "significant progress" on some issues.
Luis Feliz Leon
A Government Shutdown Would Shutter the NLRB. That’s Bad News for Striking Workers.
A government shutdown would place NLRB workers on furlough, leaving striking workers without a crucial ally in their fight.
Maximillian Alvarez
A crowd of striking workers hold up UAW signs and fists, standing in front of two trucks that say Teamsters.
They Sacrificed to Survive Bankruptcy. They Worked Through A Pandemic. Now, Autoworkers Have Had Enough.
“I want to see them return what they promised to the workers that saved the company,” says a striking Stellantis worker in Minnesota.
Amie Stager
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