Labor

Hoffa’s House Divided: The 2021 Teamster Election, Explained
A rank-and-file Teamster describes what's at stake.
Andy Sernatinger
Jennifer Abruzzo, the NLRB's General Counsel, Is Labor's Best Legal Friend
In an interview, Abruzzo discusses independent contractors, penalizing bad employers and what she might do to make good faith bargaining a reality in America.
Hamilton Nolan
“It’s Time to Turn This Tortilla Around”: El Milagro Workers Walk Out, Demanding Fair Treatment
Alleging abusive conditions and staff shortages amid the pandemic, workers at the iconic Chicago tortillería walked off the job—only to to be locked out by management.
Jeff Schuhrke
For Many, the Pandemic Was a Wakeup Call About Exploitative Work
The unemployment expansion showed us what work could be like if it was freely chosen.
Marie Solis
A Landmark Win for Domestic Workers Lurks in the Reconciliation Bill
$190 billion for home care has been folded into reconciliation—toward measures aimed at improving pay and job security for domestic workers.
Maurizio Guerrero and Sarah Lazare
Alabama Amazon Workers May Get Another Crack at a Union
The warehouse workers' fight enters its second round, just when everyone thought it was finished.
Hamilton Nolan
What the Labor Movement Lost With the Passing of Richard Trumka and Stanley Aronowitz
Remembering the legacies of two longtime advocates for the working-class.
Leon Fink
How Rural Wisconsin Communities Are Fighting Back Against Big Ag's "Hog Factories"
Why residents are taking on industrial meat production.
Maximillian Alvarez
"We Are Emptying Out Their Shelves": Nabisco Workers’ 5-Week Strike Won by Shutting Down Business as Usual
A beaten-down workforce took on a powerful company—and won.
Stephen Franklin
Talking to Bourbon Workers on the Picket Line
A conversation with Matt Aubrey, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 23D.
Maximillian Alvarez
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