Labor

Which Side Are You Democrats On?
Even the friendliest Democratic officials are cowards. The labor movement needs to save itself.
Hamilton Nolan
These Tortilla Workers Walked Out and Won a Day Off Work
Gathered outside Chicago's flagship El Milagro taqueria, workers remembered those who died from Covid-19—and celebrated a victory that granted them Sundays off.
Jeff Schuhrke
The Union Busters on Starbucks’ Board of Directors
Starbucks is trying to crush a groundbreaking organizing drive. A closer look at the company reveals a board of directors stacked with anti-worker executives.
Derek Seidman
The Insurgent Slate Just Won the Teamsters Election. Here’s What’s at Stake.
A conversation with journalist Indigo Olivier.
Maximillian Alvarez
Warmed By Burn Barrels, Pelted By Sleet, Striking Workers Have More Resolve Than John Deere
A vote on a tentative agreement is just around the corner, but these Illinois workers are still on strike.
Jennifer Bamberg
Minority Contract Ratification Is a Crime Against the Labor Movement
The IATSE disaster should never happen again.
Hamilton Nolan
The ACLU of Illinois Seeks a Playbook for Acceptable Progressive Union Busting
The staff union and management are locked in a battle over who can be included in the union.
Hamilton Nolan
We Could Be Looking at a Historic Healthcare Industry Strike
Overworked and underpaid, 35,000 Kaiser Permanente workers could walk off the job on Monday.
Maximillian Alvarez
When Scabs Are a Danger to Public Health
United Metro Energy is risking an environmental catastrophe in Brooklyn as billionaire CEO John Catsimatidis stalls union negotiations.
Halsey Hazzard
Solidarity and Togetherness During These Bleak Times
A special conversation with close friends of the Working People podcast.
Maximillian Alvarez
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