Labor

Amazon Workers Defied Conventional Wisdom—And Won a Union
The Amazon Labor Union broke many of the traditional rules of labor organizing, while making history.
Luis Feliz Leon
The Incredible, Winding Path of a Working-Class Nurse in Wisconsin
A conversation with long-time artist, activist, and registered nurse Susan Simensky Bietila in Milwaukee.
Maximillian Alvarez
Student Loans are a Burden for Black Educators. Cancel Them.
A conversation with Stacy Davis Gates, the vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union, about why canceling student debt is a labor issue.
Paige Oamek
The Amazon Union Campaign Won By Following the Lead of Workers
Amazon Labor Union shows us an essential ingredient of successful union campaigns: democratic autonomy.
Shaun Richman
How Workers Used Amazon's Captive Audience Meetings Against the Company
Workers flipped the script on the e-commerce giant by turning anti-union tactics into organizing opportunities.
Sarah Lazare
Amid Rolling Blackouts, Energy Workers Fight For Clean Public Power In South Africa
Can South Africa transition from a reliance on coal to clean power while maintaining jobs? The energy workers fighting for a just transition think so.
Casey Williams
The Real Scandal at the Oscars Was When Celebrities Crossed a Picket Line
Forget the Will Smith and Chris Rock altercation—hospitality workers got thrown under the bus when a host of Hollywood elites entered an Oscars night party at a hotel under union boycott.
Jeff Schuhrke
Why Workers Picketed the Southern Poverty Law Center
Employees and union activists say the civil rights organization mistreats its lowest-paid and most marginalized workers.
Maximillian Alvarez
How To Build Fierce and Worker-Centered Unions
A Q&A with an organizer about her new book and on building worker power through resilience.
Paige Oamek
Striking Workers Say Brooklyn Oil Terminal Is a Safety Disaster Waiting to Happen
United Metro Energy employees out on strike say that management replaced them with workers who weren’t certified to operate the terminal, increasing the risk of an oil spill.
Inci Sayki
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