Labor

Rolling Back a Century of Progress, Republicans Are Reviving Child Labor
It might seem unimaginable that we're backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.
Sonali Kolhatkar
Southern Workers Are Building a Movement to be Reckoned With
“The South got something to say, workers here have something to say.”
Maximillian Alvarez
Minnesota Just Banned Captive Audience Meetings. Every State Should Follow Suit.
Minnesota just banned captive audience meetings, presumably understanding that it is unreasonable to force working people to attend mandatory meetings at which their boss delivers to them the equivalent of an Ayn Rand book reading.
Hamilton Nolan
Les travailleurs de Iowa peuvent-ils affronter le géant de la viande, Tyson?
Les travailleurs essentiels qui ont eu un éveil de conscience pour améliorer leurs conditions de vie pendant la pandémie se battent maintenant pour un syndicat.
Luis Feliz Leon
Starbucks Union Workers Have a New Strategy to Win a First Contract
After over a year of delays, workers are done waiting on Starbucks to bargain in good faith—so they’re calling the company’s bluff by holding regional in-person bargaining meetings.
Saurav Sarkar
A Nationwide UPS Strike Could Be Weeks Away
“[A strike] could capture the imagination of people who want a union, but want to join something that they feel is fighting for them.”
Teddy Ostrow and Ruby Walsh
The WGA Strike Is More Than an Issue of Pay—it’s Part of the Battle for Diversity and Inclusion in Hollywood
For the first time in 15 years, 11,500 members of the Writers Guild of America went on strike May 2, mostly asking for higher pay and better employment terms. But that’s not the end of the story.
Jireh Deng
Airline Pilots in the U.S. Are Barreling Closer to a Possible Strike
American Airlines pilots have voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job over substandard working conditions—and pilots at Southwest are now conducting their own strike authorization vote.
Jeff Schuhrke
My Great-Uncle Was Shot at the Memorial Day Massacre. Why Was This Working Class History Silenced?
In 1937, police killed striking steel workers in Chicago, but the story behind the tragedy was repressed. No more.
Carol Quirke
"The Companies Have Broken This Business": Hollywood Writers Begin Strike
Over 11,000 members of the Writers Guild of America went on strike Tuesday, demanding fair compensation and employment guarantees from major studios and streaming giants.
Jon Queally
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